Our loving mother, Elsa Fairall passed away on July 20th surrounded by family and friends, and while holding hands with her three sons in her last moments. At this time only a year ago she was eagerly anticipating a trip to France and enjoying the summer with family and friends. On September 2nd 2016, just four days before her 61st birthday, cancer cells were found in abdomen after she had been experiencing stomach pains for a short time. Due to the severity and stage of her cancer she was forced on disability not long after her diagnosis, keeping her away from work which caused her medical insurance to expire a few months ago and her to pay out-of-pocket for her own mounting medical bills. This past July 14th the most devastating news came when we received a text message from mom saying they were rushing her to ICU. Her health deteriorated faster than anyone anticipated including mom herself, leaving all of us in shock and heartbroken when she was placed on life support only hours later that same day. Although she had been battling cancer for months we were all hopeful, as was her oncologist, that she would pull out of it and fully recover. She was making amazing progress earlier in the year, even talking about returning to work.
For these reasons we were unprepared to face the funeral costs. We want no family or friend to feel an obligation. We understand how hard it is stay ahead financially these days but anything anyone has to contribute is beyond helpful and greatly appreciated.
With love, James, Brian and Anthony Fairall
- Raina Valdez
- Ellie Tesoro
- Matt And Morgan
- Melinda Conte
- Damon Jacoby
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