Tributes made to Former First Lady Barbara Bush on social media
Apr 18 2018 by Lorena Waters
Bush loomed large in Kennebunkport, where the family's stone-and-shingle home at Walker's Point on the rocky coast has been a summer focal point. Amongst her greatest achievements was recognizing the importance of literacy as a fundamental family value that requires nurturing and protection. In 1993, Barbara handed the role of first lady to her successor, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Obviously, this is a very challenging time.
"People love her", he said. He is determined to be there for them as well. "Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care", the statement put out by the family's spokesperson, Jim McGrath read. "Marti and I were blessed to know Barbara Bush, a remarkable public servant, and we are grateful for the impact that she and President Bush have had and continue to have on Texas A&M University".
"With first lady Barbara Bush's passing, America has lost an icon who will be remembered for her grace, her dignity, and her work championing literacy", Gov. Pete Ricketts said in a statement.
She also revealed her secret for a long life in the publication. Mom kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until the end.
Things went smoother when her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, came to the area in 2002. Thank you for your service, your leadership and your perseverence.
Below are some other reactions from Hoosiers following former First Lady Barbara Bush's death. She won and retained the affection of the American people for her unselfish dedication to family and country.
"When she had that command presence about her, I think it instilled confidence in those around her", Gillen said.
In this file photo taken on April 08, 1992 US President George Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush take an early morning stroll along Washington, DC's, Tidal Basin.
Jean Ford, mayor of Williamstown, commented on Barbara Bush's strength and her love for her family and the support she gave to her husband and son in their times as president.
A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday at the same church. My grandmother didn't just live life; she lived it well. Sandy and I join Texans and the nation in prayer for the entire Bush family tonight.
The couple were engaged before her husband left to fly in World War 2. "She made the White House a brighter place". "We've had enough Bushes", she said in 2013. Bush's son President George W. Bush. She described herself to "CBS This Morning" in 2016 that she is "the mother of wonderful children" and the "wife to the world's greatest man". George, a MA native, and Barbara, a NY native, settled in the Houston area in 1958, when the patriarch of the Bush family began leaving the oil business behind and began fulfilling his ambition in politics.
She stepped into another presidential campaign in 2000, that of her son George, then the governor of Texas.
They raised their family mainly in Texas, where George H.W. Bush, the son of a USA senator, was in the oil business and later entered politics.
Bob Fish, a former chairman of the Wood County Republican Party, remembers Mrs. Bush was strong and humble.
Jenna Hager, her granddaughter wrote: "I already miss this FORCE of a woman-- the "enforcer" because she was the glue that held our family together".