Crystal Cathedral's Arvella Schuller dies at 84

This Aug. 13, 1997 file photo shows the Rev. Robert Schuller of the Crystal Cathedral, and his wife, Arvella at Los Angeles International Airport. Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. Schuller announced their resignation from the board of directors of the Crystal Cathedral Ministries that they founded 42 years ago, 15 years after starting the Garden Grove Community Church.
This Aug. 13, 1997 file photo shows the Rev. Robert Schuller of the Crystal Cathedral, and his wife, Arvella at Los Angeles International Airport. Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. Schuller announced their resignation from the board of directors of the Crystal Cathedral Ministries that they founded 42 years ago, 15 years after starting the Garden Grove Community Church. John Hayes/AP

Arvella Schuller, the wife of Crystal Cathedral's founding pastor, has died. She was 84.

Daughter Carol Schuller Milner says her mother passed away unexpectedly and peacefully early Tuesday at University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange.

Schuller was married to the Rev. Robert H. Schuller, the televangelist who founded the Crystal Cathedral.

Her daughter says she is survived by her husband, five children, 19 grandchildren, two sisters and a brother.

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