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Life without Colleen, Pete O’Farrell’s Journey

I have been living my new life for just over a year. It is not one that I would have ever chosen, but sometimes you don’t get what you want. My wife Colleen passed away on January 14, 2010 from Triple Negative Breast Cancer. We had an amazing ten years together that I treasure more and more as time passes, but now what? I made a promise to her that our kids would not forget her. One of her greatest fears was that since our children were so young, only four and six at the …

 

Guardian of Colleen’s Memory, Pete O’Farrell shares his Story

When I was asked to write about my wife Colleen and her battle with Breast Cancer I didn’t really know how to approach the subject.  Colleen was the love of my life so I see this as a monumental task, also I see myself as a guardian of her memory.  I do this out of my love for her, and to make sure that our two children know of the incredible woman who was and is their mother.  How can one convey such an amazing woman in words?  Anyone who knew Colleen knows that she can not be summed up …

 

Guardian of Colleen's Memory, Pete O'Farrell shares his Story

When I was asked to write about my wife Colleen and her battle with Breast Cancer I didn’t really know how to approach the subject.  Colleen was the love of my life so I see this as a monumental task, also I see myself as a guardian of her memory.  I do this out of my love for her, and to make sure that our two children know of the incredible woman who was and is their mother.  How can one convey such an amazing woman in words?  Anyone who knew Colleen knows that she can not be summed up …