I knew it was coming, but, yet, still sad to hear that my cousin Wayne’s wife, Mary, lost her battle with cancer yesterday.  She fought an incredibly gallant fight.  She beat breast cancer when she was in her 30′s. 

I wrote a little about Mary a little over a year ago. 

Everybody in the family adored Mary.  She had such a great spirit, demeanor, and all around way about her that made you instantly love her.more_collie_girls.jpg  I’m not a touchy-feely type of gal but even Mary was one I wanted to sit close to when I was little. 

Mary was a great partner to Wayne at home and at work.  They raised two, wonderful sons.  Huge loss for them.

Two first cousins wives have died of cancer in about two weeks.  I hate cancer.