Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99¢ for 4 weeks.

Betty Ford

Betty FordMedicineObituariesDiseases and Illnesses
The former first lady captivated the nation with her unabashed candor and forthright discussion of her personal battles with breast cancer, prescription drug addiction and alcoholism. She founded the widely emulated Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., for the treatment of chemical... Anna Moore Butzner / Grand Rapids Press