• 05/21/2019
  • 06:38 PM
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EX-US PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH DIES AT 94



MANILA – Former United States President George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94.

 

The 41st President of United states suffered from Parkinson’s disease and was taken to the hospital in April due to an infection that spread to his blood. This happened shortly after the funeral of his wife, Barbara.

 

“George Herbert Walker Bush, World War II naval pilot, Texas oil pioneer and 41st president of the United States of America, died on November 30, 2018. He was 94 years old,” according to the official statement from his office.

 

Bush served as the US President from 1989 to 1993.

 

Prior to his presidency, he served two terms as vice president of Ronald Reagan. He became president after winning in the 1988 polls, defeating Michael Dukakis.

 

CNN Special Correspondent, Jamie Gangel, revealed the code word used to notify family and friends of the former US President’s death.

 

The code word, CAVU, is an aviation acronym for “Ceiling And Visibility Unlimited.”

 

“He had a plaque in his office that said that. He always said that he felt that it represented his life. The sky was the limit. He had had everything and I think it was a great and fitting tribute to him,” Gangel said.

Photo from NBC News

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