Death of Sarah Kemp Brady

April 3, 2015
Alexandria, Virginia

Gun-control activist and widow of James Brady dies at 73
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By KASEY JONES, The Associated Press

Sarah Kemp Brady, who became an activist for gun control after her husband was shot in the head in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Friday.

Brady, 73, died in a retirement community in Alexandria, Virginia, after battling pneumonia, family members said in an email.

Brady's husband, former White House Press Secretary James Brady, died Aug. 4, also at the age of 73.

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