Her health was failing however her families has Barbara Bush is spirits and grace remained strong till the very end. Hated it when anybody criticize my good husband. Born Barbara Pierce the third of 4 youngsters. And look out at the blackness of the sky and I would think about friends I lost. But tragedy struck after they misplaced their three year old daughter Robin to leukemia. But however it’s true that she is a happy a part of my life now.