Cancer patient dies hours after wedding

A brave woman who has been battling cancer was reported to have given up the ghost hours after fulfilling her dream of getting married.

Cancer patient dies hours after wedding

The cancer patient, Heather Lindsay, 31, was reported to have married her man, David Mosher, 35, in front of loved ones while she was confined to her hospital bed.

Cancer patient dies hours after wedding

Heather was reported to have succumbed to breast cancer after a year long battle with the terminal disease.

Cancer patient dies hours after wedding

She passed away just 18 hours after being barely able to say her vows at St Francis Hospital in Connecticut, US, on December 22.

Cancer patient dies hours after wedding

Her brides maid, Christina said: “That moment right there was like, ‘Death, I’m not afraid of you! I am so in love and I am going to celebrate that love right now.”

Cancer patient dies hours after wedding

She added in her Facebook message: “With triple negative breast cancer throughout her system, the unstoppable Heather Lindsay gathered all of her strength for one final act – to marry Dave Mosher in the Hospital Chapel.

Cancer patient dies hours after wedding

“Witnessed by an extraordinary family, friends as well as the many doctors and nurses who cared for her, Heather passed away less than 24 hours later.

Cancer patient dies hours after wedding

“Her indelible spirit and the gifts she gave this world will surely live on. Thoughts, prayers, healing and so much love to her family and friends. You earned your wings, Heather.”

The groom, David said: “I left the plans as they were. I proposed to her.

“We had the toughest year of our life.

“She struggled with her cancer through the traditional chemotherapy.”

Speaking of the photo of his new wife, David told WFSB : “It reminds me of someone who is crossing the finish line of a marathon or something.”

“Nobody thought she would’ve made it that far.

“She proved them all wrong and that’s what that photo says to me.”