A daughter of the Rev. Robert H. Schuller, the Southern California televangelist who founded the world-famous Crystal Cathedral, says her father is ailing and could be in his final days.
Carol Schuller Milner said Wednesday that her 88-year-old father had been enjoying life despite suffering from terminal esophageal cancer, but his health began declining earlier this year.
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She says he grew weaker last week and is surrounded by family and listening to hymns while receiving care at a nursing facility.
Schuller started preaching in 1955 at a drive-in theater and in 1970 began a TV ministry called the "Hour of Power." In 1980, he built a glass cathedral to house his booming ministry.
After a disastrous leadership transition led to a decline in membership, the church filed for bankruptcy in 2010.