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Some sad news to report right now dame Elizabeth Murdoch has passed away.
At the age of 103.
She was the mother of course of Rupert Murdoch chairman and CEO.
Of News Corp.
and we are learning that she was surrounded by her family at her home.
At couldn't -- -- is a generous supporter of so many causes.
And the matriarch of one of Australia's greatest -- family is she devoted her life to helping other people she was a 103.
The wife of -- keep critics -- keep Murdoch.
Dame Elizabeth was mother of four children including Rupert Murdoch as I said and cancer and Janet -- -- her eldest daughter Helen hand Barry.
Died back in 2004.
She is survived by 77.
Direct descendants is -- that wonderful including fifty.
And six great great grand children.
On behalf of her extended family dame Elizabeth sun Rupert Murdoch said his mother would be mourned by countless thousands of Australians.
Whose lives she has touched.
And this is quote from Rupert Murdoch we have lost the most wonderful mother.
But we are all grateful to have had her love and wisdom for so many years.
Throughout her life -- mother demonstrated the very best qualities of true public service her energy and personal commitment made our country a more hopeful place.
And she will be missed by many.
-- a life and then what I really like the answer 77 direct descendants and his remark Obama and our best of the art are definitely absolutely and on throughout this trying period too but remember the good times.
They're all good times sixteen.
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