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B. Smith Dead - Style Expert & Model Dies of Alzheimer's Disease at 70

B. Smith Dead - Style Expert & Model Dies of Alzheimer's Disease at 70

Barbara Smith, best known as B. Smith, has sadly died.

The model and TV personality died on Saturday night (February 22) due to early onset Alzheimer’s disease at home in Long Island, New York, according to her husband Dan Gasby.

“It is with great sadness that my daughter Dana and I announce the passing of my wife, Barbara Elaine Smith. B. died peacefully Saturday, February 22, 2020, at 10:50 pm, of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease in our home in Long Island, New York. She was 70. Thank you to Dr. Sam Gandy, East End Hospice, and additional caregivers who helped us make B. comfortable in her final days. Thank you to all the friends and fans who supported B. and our family during her journey. Thank you to everyone for respecting our privacy during this agonizing time. Heaven is shining even brighter now that it is graced with B.‘s dazzling and unforgettable smile,” he wrote.

B. burst onto the scene as a model in the ’70, and later hosted her B. Smith With Style in the early 2000s, as well as launching a home collection and series of home entertainment books.

She opened up about her diagnosis back in 2014.

Our thoughts are with B. Smith‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

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