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Is Coretta Scott King Still Alive Or Dead?

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Meet the wife of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King. She was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader.

As an advocate for African-American equality, she was a leader for the civil rights movement in the 1960s after her husband with whom she had four children, was assassinated.

Coretta was the third of four children to her parents, Obadiah and Bernice Scott. Coretta King who was also a singer, frequently integrated music into her civil rights activism.

Is Coretta Scott King Still Alive Or Dead?

Coretta Scott King is no more alive. She passed away at aged 78, on January 30, 2006, at Oasis Hospital in Rosarito Beach, Mexico, where she was undergoing holistic therapy for stroke and advanced ovarian cancer.

Her death was attributed to respiratory failure resulting from complications of ovarian cancer. The facility where she passed, known as Hospital Santa Monica but licensed as Clinica Santo Tomas, became the setting of her final moments.


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