Ambulance Was for Routine Checkup at Hospital for Dolores Hope, 99

Dolores Hope, wife of the late Bob Hope, was resting back at home Tuesday night after a routine checkup at a hospital, her publicist said.

Hope, 99, was taken from her Toluca Lake home to St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank by LA Fire Department ambulance as the quickest way of getting her there, the publicist said, but there was no emergency.

Tests were carried out and everything checked out fine, he said.

Dolores Hope was married to the actor and comedian for 69 years. Bob Hope died in 2003.

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