He also added a sentiment which I myself heartily echo, “This tragic event is an important reminder to us all to never miss an opportunity to tell those you love how much they mean to you.”
Telling those you love how you feel as often as you can is so, so important. I lost a close friend unexpectedly on July 4, 2022. I had run into her by chance exactly one week before her death, and was absolutely thrilled to see her. I gave her a hug, and told her how happy I was to see her, and that I loved her. I had no idea it would be the last time I saw or spoke to her, and I take it as a true gift from God that I expressed how I felt. I will miss her forever, and carry our last moment together in my heart always.
Melissa Bagley’s last act truly let her family know how much she loved them. Let’s pray for that family as they long for more time with her, and mourn her loss.