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Sad News About My Friend With Colon Cancer

My dear friend Seton Holt passed away on Christmas eve. She was 42 years old, and surrounded by family at home. I wrote about Seton’s battle with cancer – and how she faced adversity with an inspirational courage.*

When you lose someone you immediately wish you’d had the chance for one last conversation – to make sure they knew how much you loved them, and what they meant in your life. I didn’t have that final conversation with Seton, but I suspect that she knew how I felt.

Seton was a devout Catholic. She leaves behind a nearly two-year-old son, Damian, her husband David, and a large loving extended family.

I’ll be attending her wake tomorrow. May she rest in peace.

*These are some of my previous posts about Seton:

Cancer Isn’t Fair

Unencumbered By Prognosis

Strawberry Shortcake In Central Park

The Lucky One



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4 Responses to “Sad News About My Friend With Colon Cancer”

  1. Vijay says:

    My sympathies to you and her family.

  2. Robin says:

    Just wanted to send a hug your way. I’m so sorry.

  3. Rachel says:

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your good friend.

  4. geena says:

    Still catching up on blog reading after being gone over the holidays. So this is the first I’ve read about your friend passing away.

    I am so sorry for your loss.

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