July 10, 1921 – August 11, 2009 she was a member of the Kennedy family and founded the Special Olympics in the 1960s as a national organization. Her husband, Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., was the Democratic vice-presidential candidate in the 1972 U.S. presidential election. Shriver actively campaigned for her elder brother, U.S. President John F. Kennedy, during his successful 1960 U.S. presidential election. In 1968, she helped Ann McGlone Burke nationalize the Special Olympics movement.
Maria Shriver Schwarzenegger honored her parents by replicating their wedding cake at her wedding.
How are you going to honor your parents at your wedding?