Elizabeth Anania Edwards, mother, author, advocate died today at her home in Chapel Hill, surrounded by her family. Today we have lost the comfort of Elizabeth's presence but she remains the heart of this family. We love her and will never know anyone more inspiring or full of life.
On behalf of Elizabeth we want to express our gratitude to the thousands of kindred spirits who moved and inspired her along the way. Your support and prayers touched our entire family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wade Edwards Foundation which benefits the Wade Edwards Learning Lab at www.wade.org.
Elizabeth Anania Edwards
July 3, 1949 ~ December 7, 2010
Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her.
May she rest in peace.
It's funny, I found myself awake at about 3:30 this morning, unable to get back to sleep. I suppose I was worrying about all those things "cancer" related that I don't have control over. As I was sitting at the kitchen table, correcting Amelia's math lesson, it occurred to me that I'm a big dummy! Why in the world would I waste my time worrying about something that may or may not happen when I've been given the most PRECIOUS gift of being able to homeschool my kids and be with them more? This is nonsense! I'm not sure why I do this to myself. Even after the epiphany at the kitchen table, the wind was still knocked out of me when I read the news of her death this evening. All I could think about was that