Championed the Equal Rights Amendment, our ten-cent bottle bill, outlawing billboards along scenic highways, and more. Age 89.
She told The Associated Press in 2006 about her concerns that many younger women were shying away from political activism and the "feminist" label.
"They don't know their history," she said at the time. "Young women take so much for granted now."
Feminism, she said, had "been redefined and misinterpreted" by conservatives as wild-eyed radicalism.
"Nobody ever saw anybody burn a bra; they're too expensive," she said. "But the myth has survived. There have been excesses, but the goal has always remained the same: equal opportunity for women."