“Dear Abby” Columnist Dies At Age 94

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Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column died Wednesday, January 16th, 2013. . She was 94. (Source: Easter Seals/Publicity Photo)

Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column died Wednesday, January 16th, 2013. . She was 94. (Source: Easter Seals/Publicity Photo)

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MINNEAPOLIS (CBSMiami/AP) – A staple of Americana has passed away.

Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column has died. She was 94.

Publicist Gene Willis of Universal Uclick says Phillips died Wednesday after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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