Former first lady Nancy Reagan, 87, the widow of America's 40th president, Ronald Reagan, attends a ceremony to unveil a statue of her husband in the Rotunda of the Capitol, Wednesday, June 3, 2009, in Washington. Reagan, who died June 5, 2004, at age 93, had a celebrated career as a movie actor before entering politics, first as a conservative Republican governor of California and then gaining the White House in 1981 for two terms where he presided over the thawing of the Cold War. The statue, one of the two allocated to California, is part of the National Statuary Hall Collection. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan has died

(CNN) — Former first lady Nancy Reagan, who joined her husband on a storybook journey from Hollywood to the White House, died Sunday, accord…