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.