Elizabeth Clare Prophet

 

 

Age: 70

 

Summary: spiritual leader of the Church Universal & Triumphant founded in 1958 by her late husband Mark Prophet (d. 1973), which earned notoriety in the late 1980's for its followers' elaborate preparations for nuclear Armageddon during which church members amassed assault rifles and armored vehicles in preparation for a nuclear missile strike that she predicted was on the way.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from Alzheimer's disease

 

Born: April 8, 1939

 

Died: October 15, 2009

 

Location: Bozeman, Montana