Mister Rogers widow Joanne dead at 92 nearly twenty years after TV host husband's passing from cancer

JOANNE Rogers, the widow of the late Fred “Mister” Rogers, has died at the age of 92.

Her husband, the host of the popular TV show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, died of stomach cancer in 2003 at the age of 74.


Joanne, whose maiden name was Byrd, married Fred in 1952 after they met while attending Rollins College in Florida.

The Jacksonville, Florida native earned a Bachelor of Music from the school before later going on to earn a Master of Music from Florida State University.

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