Model and lifestyle guru B. Smith dies aged 70 after Alzheimer's battle
TRAILBLAZER B. Smith passed away on Saturday in her Long Island home, after a long battle with Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease.
Her husband, Dan Gasby, announced her passing today on Facebook with a lengthy post and thanked those who took care of her after her diagnosis.
Dan took to Facebook to give the bad news to the former model and author's fans.
He wrote: "It is with great sadness that my daughter Dana and I announce the passing of my wife, Barbara Elaine Smith.
"B. died peacefully Saturday, February 22, 2020, at 10:50 pm, of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease in our home in Long Island, New York. She was 70."
He continued: "Thank you to Dr. Sam Gandy, East End Hospice, and additional caregivers who helped us make B. comfortable in her final days.
"Thank you to all the friends and fans who supported B. and our family during her journey. Thank you to everyone for respecting our privacy during this agonizing time."
He concluded the message: "Heaven is shining even brighter now that it is graced with B.'s dazzling and unforgettable smile."
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