"“Theirs was a love story for the ages,”said Brian Mulroney, who was Canada’s prime minister when Reagan was president. “They had a magnificent sense of occasion. They had style and they had grace and they had class. “
In one of the most poignant moments of the service, Mulroney read a 1981 love letter that Ronald Reagan wrote to his wife.
“For there could be no life for me without you,” the letter read. “I love the whole gang of you — Mommie, First Lady, the sentimental you, the fun you and the peewee powerhouse you. Merry Christmas you all — with all my love. Lucky me.”"