“Notorious RBG” passing

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Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away in her home in Washington DC, on Friday, September 18, at age 87. She died of complications of pancreatic cancer after announcing, in July, her five year battle with the disease. Ginsberg is known as the “Notorious RBG” for her advocacy for women’s rights and minorities. She was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 15, 1933. She married Martin D. Ginsberg in 1954. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and attended Harvard Law School. After attending Columbia Law school, she earned her Bachelor in Law degree. Ginsberg was elected into the Supreme Court by former President Bill Clinton in 1993. She served more than 27 years in this position. She wrote “My Own Words” a composition of speeches and writing. Ginsberg served more than 40 years as a Judge and Justice. She is survived by her two children, four grandchildren, two-step grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A private service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.