August 9th 1963 – February 2012
It’s 13 years ago this month that my own mother died at aged 48 so I know first hand how it really is no age to die.
The singer/actress was found unresponsive at the Beverly Hilton hours before the Pre-Grammy Awards Party. She leaves behind her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, from her 14 year marriage to Bobby Brown. The marriage doomed by drug abuse and his affair.
Here is some of her best bits: