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posted Friday, March 19, 2010 - Volume 38 Issue 12

Carter aide Midge Costanza dies at 77
By John Marelius
UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER

SAN DIEGO - Midge Costanza, once the top woman in Jimmy Carter's White House and a fixture in San Diego Democratic politics for 20 years, died Tuesday.

Ms. Costanza died after a long battle with cancer surrounded by family and friends at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest. She was 77.

Midge was just a wonder - effervescent, irreverent, revered and adored by so many people, said San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, for whom Ms. Costanza worked as a public affairs officer since 2005. I'm just beginning to see how many people she has touched through the students she has worked with, politicians she has worked with, attorneys she has worked with. It's such a big loss to all of us.

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