The Jakarta Post
Former first lady Kristiani Herrawati, better known as Ani Yudhoyono, passed away in Singapore at 11:50 a.m. local time on Saturday after battling blood cancer since February.
Her death was first announced by Democratic Party deputy secretary-general Andi Arief on his Twitter account on Saturday.
Innalillahi wainnailaihi rojiun, bu Ani telah meninggal dunia pada 11.50 waktu singapura— andi arief (@AndiArief__) June 1, 2019
Prior to her death, Ani had undergone blood cancer treatment at the National University of Singapore Hospital in Singapore. Her health condition had begun deteriorating on Thursday and she was admitted to intensive care for a high fever.
Ani was known as an outspoken supporter of her husband and sons’ political endeavors.