Skip to comments.Justice O'Connor announces she has been diagnosed with dementia, 'probably Alzheimer's'
Posted on 10/23/2018 7:46:00 AM PDT by Borges
Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor revealed in a letter on Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with the "beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease."
"I will continue living in Phoenix, Arizona surrounded by dear friends and family," she wrote and added, "While the final chapter of my life with dementia may be trying, nothing has diminished my gratitude and deep appreciation for the countless blessings of my life."
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That’s very sad.
I thought the evil witch had it whenvshe was on the court and said US courts should consider FOREIGN court decisions in rendering decisions involving the US constitution.
Reagan had Alzheimers. Once you get it, its a slow decline until youre gone.
Not surprised to hear it about OConnor. Prayers for her and her family and friends.
Her deceased husband experienced the same end.
Why did Reagan appoint her again?
Unfortunate. I wish her and her family well.
Yes, this is a terrible way to make your exit, as any of us who have every seen a loved one struggle with it well know.
I will always regard her as one of Ronald Reagan’s worst mistakes, but will pray for her and for her family.
Sad to hear, watched my mom go through it. The time that really killed me was the first time she didn’t recognize me.
I didn’t always agree with Justice O’Connor, but she was the first female Justice. Appointed by President Reagan, I guess that was part of “the Republican war on women.”
Compared to the three “women” now on the Court, O’Connor was a model of civility and insightfulness. Her path to success was more difficult than any of these three.
It is very sad and I’m glad she will stay in Phoenix as her sons reside here.
I used to work with her niece back in the early ‘80’s and got to know her sons.
Dementia/Alzheimer’s is so hard on everyone.
That and the amnesty which doomed his home state.
Was not her that said that. Justice Beyer was the one who said that. That should be ground for impeachment of that clown
There are a couple on the SCOTUS that are probably further advanced than she is.
That and pulling the Marines out of Lebanon after the car bombing. That sent the signal to all of the Osama Bin Laden types that he US could be pushed around.
I thought the mass murderess died a long time ago. Didn’t know she was still on earth.
About 30 years ago...
It’s a horrible disease and my prayers are up for her and her family.
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