Why Wasn’t Michael Reagan at Nancy Reagan’s Funeral?

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Was Michael Reagan at Nancy Reagan’s funeral? If not, where was he? (Getty)

If you watched Nancy Reagan’s beautiful, touching funeral, you may have noticed one person who wasn’t there. While Patti Davis and Ron Reagan¬†gave beautiful eulogies in honor of their mom, Michael Reagan wasn’t there to give a speech. Michael is Nancy Reagan’s stepson and Ronald Reagan’s adopted son from his first marriage with Jane Wyman. Michael and Nancy have a very close relationship. Michael’s absence wasn’t because he didn’t want to be there. He was simply on the other side of the world.

Here’s what you need to know.

Michael Reagan and his wife, Colleen, were traveling in Asia on business when Nancy Reagan passed away. They couldn’t reschedule their business meetings, so he announced on Twitter that they wouldn’t be at the funeral.

However, he added that his children, Cameron and Ashley, would be attending the funeral in their place. Cameron’s wife, Susana, also attended.

Michael Reagan will be speaking in honor of Nancy on March 16 on the USS Reagan in Tokyo. He said on Twitter that he was proud of Patti and Ron for delivering such touching, beautiful eulogies for their mom:

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