Former KY First Lady And Miss America Dies

Former Kentucky First Lady, Phyllis George, died of a blood disorder at the age of 70.The Lexington Herald Leader reported George died on Thursday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.“Phyllis was a fighter and her children have shown her incredible love during this struggle,” said former Governor John Y. Brown Jr. “She was an incredible first lady for Kentucky,” added Brown.George was the first woman sportscaster to cover NFL sports and later was a co-anchor of the CBS Morning News in 1985. She was crowned Miss America 1971.

Source: MG News

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