Businesswoman and philanthropist who inherited the fortune of her husband, McDonald's CEO Ray Kroc, following his death in 1984. She is also known for being the former owner of Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres.
She was a music student at the MacPhail School of Music.
Her will included many generous donations to charitable causes, including $1.6 billion to the Salvation Army.
Her only child, Linda, was born in 1946.
She was the widow of Ray Kroc, who bought McDonald's for $2.7 million in 1961.