University of Alabama Guy Bailey en Wife of Ex-UA President Dies <p>The wife of former University of Alabama president Guy Bailey has died.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; A university statement says Jan Tillery-Bailey died Sunday night at a hospital in Birmingham.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The 63-year-old Tillery-Bailey had health problems for several years.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Tillery-Bailey was the wife of Guy Bailey, who was named president of the University of Alabama but resigned two months later last year citing his wife's illness.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Texas native was a linguistics professor before retiring because of her health in 2008.<br> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:41:32 +0000 The Associated Press 37153 at Wife of Ex-UA President Dies Former UA President Explains Quick Departure <P>Former University of Alabama President Guy Bailey says he resigned because his ill wife would drive herself to meet the social obligations of being a president's wife and that would put her life at risk.</P> <DIV> <P>Bailey told (<A href=""></A> ) that he could not allow his wife to do that. Bailey's wife has battled cancer and has complications from surgery that have impaired her ability to absorb nutrients in food. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:38:10 +0000 The Associated Press 22892 at Former UA President Explains Quick Departure