ST. LOUIS -- Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly died Monday in her St. Louis, Missouri home, a statement from the Eagle Forum says. Schlafly was 92 years old
Schlafly spent 70 years in public service.
“From military superiority and defense to immigration and trade; from unborn life to the nuclear family and parenthood, Phyllis Schlafly was a courageous and articulate voice for common sense and traditional values,” the Eagle Forum said.
Schlafly authored 27 books and thousands of articles. She spoke tens of thousands of times across the United States.
“Her joy in life was evident to all through her smile and wit,” the Eagle Forums said.
Schlafly was preceded in death by her husband Fred and is survived by six children along with 16 grand and 3 great grandchildren, Eagle Forum says in a statement.
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