Helen Smith

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: former White House press secretary and trusted aide to first lady Pat Nixon during the Watergate years who traveled with the first lady serving as her top spokeswoman and counseling her on public appearances, who also worked briefly for Betty Ford after President Nixon's resignation while remaining a point of contact for the Nixon family.

 

 

Cause of Death: Vascular disease

 

Born: January 24, 1920

 

Died: April 9, 2004

 

Location: Washington, D.C.