FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2007 file photo, Elizabeth Edwards, then-wife of Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards, holds a round table conference with local teachers at Bow Memorial School in Bow N.H. A family friend on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 said Edwards died after a battle with cancer. She was 61. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, File) (AP)

Elizabeth Edwards leaves John out of will

She left all her possessions to her three surviving children, makes no mention of her estranged husband

Associated Press
January 6, 2011 7:12PM (UTC)

The will Elizabeth Edwards signed days before her death last month makes no mention of her estranged husband and two-time presidential candidate John Edwards.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Thursday that Elizabeth Edwards left all her possessions to her three surviving children.


Her last will and testament names as the executor of her estate her eldest child, lawyer Cate Edwards.

Elizabeth Edwards died Dec. 7, six days after she signed the will filed in Orange County Superior Court in North Carolina.

The Edwardses separated early last year after 32 years of marriage. John Edwards admitted he fathered a child during an affair with a former campaign worker.



Information from: The News & Observer,


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