Dana Reeve Dies

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by skoker, Mar 7, 2006.

  1. skoker macrumors 68000


    Aug 6, 2005
    CNN reporting Dane Reeve dead of lung cancer. She was 44.
  2. iGary Guest


    May 26, 2004
    Randy's House
    That's sad. Poor kid has no parents now. I think he's like 16?
  3. MacFan782040 macrumors 6502a


    Dec 1, 2003
    Scranton, PA
  4. Applespider macrumors G4


    Jan 20, 2004
    looking through rose-tinted spectacles...
    Will Reeves's only 13 according to the BBC. Such a shame to have to watch both parents die over a relatively prolonged period... I suppose that it's slightly better than suddenly in that you get to say goodbye but a horrific experience.
  5. capone2 macrumors regular

    Mar 29, 2005
    im in shock

    i cant believe it ? God only 44 and didn't smoke.....horrible. the boy is only 13 ? no ? that is the saddest story i have ever heard.
  6. joepunk macrumors 68030


    Aug 5, 2004
    a profane existence
    So sad to hear this. I can only half imagine how I could possible feel if both my parents died when I was in my teenage years.

    Best of wishes to the young one.
  7. Deepdale macrumors 68000


    May 4, 2005
    New York
    Dana will always be fondly remembered for her remarkable dedication to her husband during the years following his paralysis. She gave special meaning to the "for better or worse" part of marital vows.
  8. Clix Pix macrumors demi-goddess

    Clix Pix

    Oct 9, 2005
    8 miles from the Apple Store at Tysons (VA)
    This is such sad news.... I really wondered a while back when she was publicly saying that she was "beating this thing" -- so I'm not surprised now that in fact it beat her. Very sad....

    Gosh, that family really has had more than its share of tough things.... I really feel for young Will; losing both his parents within a fairly short time period and during his own short lifetime having to deal with so many issues around his father's disability and then his mother's illness, with fame thrown in on top of all that.
  9. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

    Thomas Veil

    Feb 14, 2004
    OBJECTIVE reality
    I can't say anything that hasn't already been said. Sad that both Chris and Dana died so early, and that they went through such tragedy together; sad that their kid is now without either parent. Makes your heart feel heavy just thinking about it. :(
  10. Abstract macrumors Penryn


    Dec 27, 2002
    Location Location Location
    Yeah, I think anyone would be lucky to have a wife (or husband) so loyal......someone who really DID love Supes so much that she would never leave him.

    I feel most sorry for their son, though. His most prominent memories are of hardship, celebrity, tragedy, death and disease. :eek:
  11. Deepdale macrumors 68000


    May 4, 2005
    New York
    Dana was an extraordinary woman and her son Will has experienced more profound sadness in his 13 years than most people do their entire lives. I caught the end of Access Hollywood yesterday ... the program allowed viewers to send messages to Will on their website and were quickly overwhelmed with postings, some of which were read during the broadcast.

    They expressed wonderful heartfelt sentiments from those who were moved by both his parents, and the dignity and grace displayed as they coped with life's hardship and adversity. Will can expect to have many caring people watching over him and guiding him through to adulthood.

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