“I have often said I would remain a member of the Court as long as I can do the job full steam," she said in a July 2020 statement. "I remain fully able to do that.”
Ginsburg married her husband, Martin, in 1954, the year she graduated from Cornell University. She attended Harvard University’s law school but transferred to Columbia when her husband took a law job there. Martin Ginsburg went on to become a prominent tax attorney and law professor. Martin Ginsburg died in 2010. She is survived by two children, Jane and James, and several grandchildren.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.