(KHNL) - Gerald Ford, the 38th president of the United States, has died at the age of 93. The 38th president, The only president never elected to nationwide office passed away Tuesday evening. Gerald Ford will best be remembered for helping the nation heal after Watergate drove Richard Nixon from office. He later pardoned Nixon, which was believed to have cost him the presidency in 1976, but it was later praised as a courageous act. He leaves behing his wife, Betty, and four children.