Louise Edwards

Louise was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour at the end of October 2012 but vowed she would remain positive and fight to survive.  To her friends and even other family members, Louise, who just five years earlier had lost her only sister to breast cancer, had “a lesion” and was going to get better.  Tragically she passed away in December 2014, aged 50, leaving her husband and children, Lucy 14 and Joe 17, heart-broken.  

 

“I was exhausted both physically and mentally from my constant job of being a care-coordinator.  For months I had liaised with everyone who was helping with Louise’s care, from the nurses to the physios and occupational therapists, while fitting in all Louise’s appointments.  There wasn’t anyone else to do this.” Read Louise’s story as told by her husband Anthony…


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