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July 4, 1918
Esther "Eppie" Pauline Friedman Lederer and Ruth
Crowley were the main writers behind the public image of advice
columnist Ann Landers and the syndicated advice column, of the
same name. For about 45 years, the column was a regular feature in many
newspapers across North America.
People would write her letters to seek
her advice concerning their personal problems, and she would publish her
advice in her columns. Her writing style was direct, and often critical.
She would often upbraid a letter-writer with the quip, "Watch it,
Lederer was in good health almost all her life. She died of multiple
myeloma on June 22, 2002 at the age of 83.
Where are they buried?
- Cremated, ashes scattered in Lake Michigan
- Palapala Ho'omau Church Cemetery, Kipahulu, Maui County, Hawaii
- Etna Cemetery, Etna, California
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