Corinne Quayle, mother of former VP, dies at 92

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Posted: Dec 02, 2014 7:44 AM

PHOENIX (AP) — Corinne Pulliam Quayle, the mother of former vice president Dan Quayle and a newspaper owner and publisher, has died. She was 92.

Pulliam Quayle died of natural causes on Thursday at her home in Wickenburg, Arizona, a spokesman for Wickenburg Funeral Home said Tuesday.

According to a memorial page on the funeral home website, Pulliam Quayle was the daughter of the late Eugene C. Pulliam, who was the longtime owner and publisher of the Arizona Republic and the Indianapolis Star.

Pulliam Quayle and her husband, the late James C. Quayle, owned and published the Huntington Herald-Press in Huntington, Indiana, and the Wickenburg Sun in Wickenburg.

Dan Quayle was a U.S. senator from Indiana for eight years before becoming George H.W. Bush's pick for vice president.

According to The Arizona Republic, Corinne Pulliam Quayle is survived by a sister, Suzanne Murphy, her children, Dan Quayle, Chris Quayle, Martha Thomas and Mike Quayle, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.