Phyllis Cerf Wagner

Age: 90

socialite who, in 1957, founded Beginner Books together with Dr. Seuss. She was the wife of writer and publisher Bennett Cerf from 1940 through his death in 1971; she then married former mayor Robert Wagner in 1975.

Died: New York City, Nov. 24, 2006

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