Patricia Blanchet: c.1965.
Died:Ed: November 9, 2006 from complications associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia at the age of 65. Ed died at Mount Sinai hospital in New York.
His wife Patricia and friends Jimmy Buffett and Charlayne Hunter-Gault were at his side when he died.
A three-hour memorial service filled with Jazz music was held on November 21, 2006 at Riverside Church in New York City. Those who came to celebrate Ed Bradley's life included musicians, colleagues, and friends such as Jimmy Buffett, Aaron Neville, Wynton Marsalis, Irma Thomas, Allen Toussaint, Andy Rooney, Steve Kroft, Mike Wallace, Lesley Stahl, Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Diane Sawyer, Meredith Vierira, Brian Williams, Howard Stern, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Richard Parsons, Paul Simon, Leslie Moonves, and Bill Cosby.
Occupations and Interests:
Patricia: Artist, photographer, dancer, filmmaker.
- Near Aspen, in Woody creek, Colorado
- New York City, New York
- Dianne ?: Married in 1964 after he graduated from Cheyney State College. The marriage ended in divorce by 1967.
- Priscilla Coolidge-Jones: Priscilla is a composer and a singer with the trio Walela. Ed and Priscilla were married in 1981 and divorced in 1984.
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