Barbara Sinatra: Philanthropist, Wife Of Frank Sinatra, Dies At 90

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Barbara Sinatra Frank Sinatra wife dead age 90

According to a representative for the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center Foundation, she died at her home in California after her health had been on the decline for month.

Barbara Sinatra, the wife of the late singing great Frank Sinatra, died Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage of natural causes, a family spokesman said.

From left, Frank Sinatra, unknown, Flip Wilson, Barbara Sinatra, Tina Sinatra and Frank Sinatra Jr. are seen July 27, 1980 at the Sahara in Las Vegas.

Barbara, who rose up the social ladder as "Lady Blue Eyes", died almost 20 years after her late husband in her Rancho Mirage home after months of declining health, the director of Barbara's Children's Center Hospital confirmed to the Daily News.

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In her 2011 memoir called "Lady Blue Eyes: My Life with Frank", Mrs Sinatra detailed how she first met the My Way singer when he was with his second wife Ava Gardner.

The former model, who gained prominence as "Lady Blue Eyes", passed away this morning at her California home. She had one son, Robert Marx, with a far less successful lounge singer named Bob Oliver. She later Wednesday Zeppo Marx of the famous Marx Brothers comedy family before her marriage to Frank. She married Sinatra three years later in 1976.

The center has reportedly assisted victims of the largest child abuse cases in the desert, according to the Desert Sun.

She started a number of charitable organizations of her own, including the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center Foundation at the Eisenhower Medical Center. "There are several child advocacy centers like it around the country, [but] this one is probably most recognized".

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