Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who broke barriers for women in law has passed away. She has passed away due to complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was 87.
Justice Ruth was the second woman who was appointed to the Supreme Court. Supreme court justice served 27 years on the highest court of the land.
She was appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993. She struggled her whole life for the rights of women.
Ginsburg was the mother of two and had two grandchildren. She was married to her husband Martin D. Ginsburg for 56 years until his death in 2010.
Justice Ruth was diagnosed with cancer in 2009. In her life, she said that her mother told her two things. One was to be a lady and the other was to live an independent life.
Her mother has also died of cancer. In recent years she worked as the senior member of the court’s liberal wing.
Ruth was an amazing woman who lived an amazing life. During her last moments, her family was beside her.
Just a day before her death she told her last wish to her granddaughter Clara Spera. She said: “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.”
She was commonly referred to as RBG who was waiting for her nineties before making her exit from the court.