By | November 4, 2020

Cokie Roberts cause of death – Cokie Roberts dead : obituary – tributes

How did Cokie Roberts die? Cause of death

Veteran Broadcast Journalist died at the age of 75 from complications from metastatic breast cancer.

  • Date of death: 17 September 2019
  • Age: 75-year-old
    \Cause of death: metastatic breast cancer complications

Cokie Roberts, who drew on her upbringing in a powerful political family to fashion a career as a leading Washington journalist for NPR and ABC News, bringing a tough, knowledgeable voice to the rough-and-tumble political arena at a time when few women had national profiles in the news business, died on Tuesday in Washington. She was 75.

ABC News, in a posting on its website, said the cause was breast cancer.

She is survived by her husband; her two children, Lee and Rebecca Roberts; and six grandchildren.

Ms. Roberts received numerous honors, including sharing in several Emmy Awards. In 2008, the Library of Congress named her as a recipient of one of its “Living Legends” awards.

 

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