Legendary Author, Restaurateur And Model B. Smith Passes At 70

B. Smith who rose to fame as a model, author, TV personality, restaurateur and all-around style guru has passed away at the age of 70 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Her husband Dan Gasby posted the following on Facebook this morning, February 23, 2020 on the news of his wife’s passing:

“It is with great sadness that my daughter Dana and I announce the passing of my wife, Barbara Elaine Smith,” he wrote. “B. died peacefully Saturday, February 22, 2020, at 10:50 pm, of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease in our home in Long Island, New York. She was 70.”

B, was a staple in Washington, DC with her B. Smith restauraunt that located in Union Station. We all send our condolences and prayers to her family during this time.