Rita Turpin



Age: 87


Summary: Scottish-born mother-in-law of Luci Baines Johnson Turpin, the youngest daughter of former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson (d. 1973), and a longtime close friend of Lady Bird Johnson before the former first lady died in 2007, who had worked as a public health nurse stationed in Great Britain for almost 40 years during World War II and was remembered through a University of Texas School of Nursing scholarship.



Cause of Death: Aftereffects of a stroke


Born: December 9, 1920


Died: June 30, 2008


Location: Austin, Texas