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    Ottawagirl has left us

    Thank you, Max!
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    Ottawagirl has left us

    This from Elaine's sister: Dear everyone, I am Elaine's sister Sue. I am messaging all of you to make sure you know how wonderful you all are. Elaine truly enjoyed corresponding with each of you...some of you she met. Well, what I want to say is that you all mattered so much to her. She deeply...
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    Bob Anderson's Fight Is Over

    He was a special man and a great support to do many. He will be missed. Yasmin.
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    Another tribute to Elaine

    Lovely tribute, Nikki. Congratulations on your 1000th post! Yasmin.
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    Promised eulogy

    Max, I sent this great tribute to Elaine's husband, family and best friend. They are so thankful and grateful you did this. It provided them with much comfort. Thank you! Yasmin.
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    Ottawagirl has left us

    Elaine's obituary: Elaine SAMSON Condolences | Ottawa Citizen
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    Promised eulogy

    Thank you, Max. With my heart. Yasmin.
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    Our eulogy: to Elaine, Sharon, Barney, Chris, and to those preparing to leave ......

    I love the idea of an "In Memory of" sub forum or blog". We need a place to commemorate the special people we've lost and have become friends with here. My heart aches for my husband and for Elaine, Marta, Helen, Annie, Siobhan and so many others - the "oldies" that were here when I joined in...
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    Ottawagirl has left us

    Our dear and beautiful Elaine Samson, ottawgirl, passed away an hour and 18 minutes ago. She was peaceful and had her husband holding her hand when she passed. I will send messages posted here to her family, at a later date. Yasmin.
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    Message from ottawagirl

    She is not home, Max. She is, and will remain, in palliative care. Was just about to post an update: Palliative care is keeping Elaine comfortable. Breathing is difficult. She is heavily medicated. The family is with her around the clock. Her sister said "her new beginning is on the...
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    Message from ottawagirl

    Max, Elaine is at the hospital in Cornwall, Ontario. No other details. Yasmin
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    Message from ottawagirl

    Max, I won't be seeing Elaine. We are on opposite sides of the country. If you want to send her a card, I will PM you her home address. Take care of yourself. Yasmin.
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    Message from ottawagirl

    Just heard from Melody, who was talking to Ronny, Elaine's brother. They are moving Elaine to palliative care today. There is too much going on with her. In addition to pneumonia, she has a UTI, and some other infection running through her body. Not sure what. She is under the care of a great...
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    Message from ottawagirl

    Elaine is in the hospital with respiratory pneumonia. Will update when we know more. Yasmin.
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    Message from ottawagirl

    Elaine is not doing too well. She's hardly using her peg or her BiPAP. Nothing seems to be providing the comfort she needs. Her breathing at the moment is alright, relatively speaking. Phlegm builds up but she's not able to cough things up. Nebulizer was used briefly. She's not able to speak...
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