Elizabeth Anania Edwards (born Mary Elizabeth Anania) (July 3, 1949 - December 7, 2010) was an attorney and a best-selling author; she was separated from her husband John Edwards, the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina who was the 2004 United States Democratic vice-presidential nominee.
Death of Elizabeth Edwards
Elizabeth Edwards died of metastatic breast cancer on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at home in Chapel Hill, surrounded by friends and family
60 Minutes Exclusive: Katie Couric sat down for an exclusive interview with the presidential candidate and his wife after the announcement of the recurrence of Elizabeth's cancer. (CBSNews.com)