Geraldine Ferraro died at Massachusetts Hospital. Because of Multiple Myeloma, blood cancer he suffered for 12 years.

In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro was the first candidate from the party's vice-president of the U.S. when accompanied Democratic presidential candidate, Walter Mondale.

Geraldine Ferraro was raised in South Bronx, New York City, his career from law school, a prosecutor, and entered Congress before becoming U.S. vice-presidential candidate.

She later became U.S. ambassador to the UN Human Rights Commission.

On Saturday, Bush and his wife, Barbara, issued a statement that expressed "sincere condolences and love for the family of Gerry (Geraldine Ferraro)."

President Barack Obama also described "a pioneer who broke barriers for women, and an American citizen with all the background and life's journey."

"Whether as a public school teacher, assistant district attorney, a member of Congress or candidate for vice president, Geraldine strive to uphold the founding ideals of American equality, justice, and opportunity for all," Obama said.

Former president Bill Clinton and his wife, and Hillary Clinton, said that Ferraro was a tough, brilliant, and never afraid to mengurakan her mind or stand up for what he believes, an icon of New York and a true American. "


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