Gerald R Ford, past US president, has passed on this morning/last night after declining health for several years.

Gerald R. Ford was the most accidental of American presidents, but when he unexpectedly appeared at the crossroads of history, he seemed to have been placed there by a deliberate act of providence.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...122701153.html

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,239020,00.html