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Madeline Duncan

Dear all

This is Phillip Duncan, Madeline’s husband.

It is my sad duty to inform you that Madeline passed away peacefully on Monday evening. Her kids and big brother and sister were with her to hold her hand and kiss her beautiful face as she passed.

Mads wanted me to let you all know that you were a constant source of inspiration and joy to her. Whilst I tried to be as supportive as I could be only you truly know what she went through over the past 4 1/2 years.

Thank you for being such wonderful friends for Madeline and I truly wish you the very best of luck and happiness for the future.

Best wishes

Phillip Duncan

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I am so sorry Phillip, she was an amazing friend..even though we never met in person. Fly high Madeline! ❤️

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Oh Philip, she had gone through so much lately - a courageous woman who loved her family. She shared her wisdom and experiences with us all - it’s good to know she appreciated the forum - as you say it’s a place where you can talk to people who have been through this monstrous disease. However, we never underestimate the power of love from family and friends who are with us all the way.

I’m so sorry to hear the news and send all my love to you and all your family. With love, Ali x

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I’m so sorry to hear this, but so pleased she was able to get home, surrounded by her precious family. X

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Dear Philip,

Thank you so much for posting on this site with your tragic news.

You have been such a trooper and dear husband to Madeleine.

This disease is so difficult and a trial for all of us, but a supportive family is a wonderful help.

I only wish things could have worked out to have had a happier outcome.

Madeleine was far too young to leave us - and especially to leave you and your daughter.

I am so very sorry for your loss,

Laura

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So sorry for your sad loss Pam

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I am so sorry Phillip to hear of the loss of Madeline to this rotten disease , she was a constant source of help and humour on here and will be sorely missed. Xx

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Ohh Philip ,

What dreadful news ....I am so very sorry for your loss ...

This disease is ghastly but Madeline always was so supportive and thoughtful of others in this community .

We dont know you but do know the team at The Christie who tried so hard , We have very real compassion for you at this too awful time .

Angela and family .

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I’m truly sorry to hear this, Philip. Madeline was such a support and valued member of our little community. Thinking of you all, Vicki.

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So sorry to read this - Madeline was always so supportive of others despite her own difficult situation - glad to hear that her death was peaceful and that she was surrounded by those she loved - s much as she was supported here , I am sure that she drew her strength from her love of you and her family and your love and support for her - thinking of you all

Deborah

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I am so sad to hear this Philip. Such sad news. She had a difficult month or so of late and she was so pleased to be back home at last and wrote so eloquently about the autumn colours in her garden. I'm so pleased she did get back home and was happy to be surrounded by her family.

Stay strong, it's a difficult time.

Helen

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I am so sorry to hear the news about your wonderful wife. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family x

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I am so very very sad to hear that the beautiful Madeline is not longer with us. May she sleep in peace. I will miss her chatty emails. xxxx

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So very sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with you and your family at this ver sad time .

With love Sheila

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I so appreciated her posts full of positive wisdom and wit. I am very sorry for your loss but glad to know she was surrounded by love. Fantastic photo of the two of you -Be gentle with yourself

valerie

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Hold each other tight as a family and be strong for ach other through these difficult times... weare all thinking of you with virtual hands down hearts xx janet

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So sad to hear that Madeline has passed Philip. It always came across that she was such a lovely lady with a ready word of comfort. Wishing you all comfort and strength to see you through.

Sandra x

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So sorry for your loss RIP Madeline xxx

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My heart is breaking for you and your family. There just aren't any good words. But what a lucky woman to have had all of YOU, along with the hearts of all the women on this forum - traveling with her along the way! Wishing you everything good and comforting.

...Cyndie

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So sorry for your loss Philip! May the lovely Madeline rest in pain free peace. D

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Oh Phillip, I am so terribly sorry to hear about Madeline. Thank you so much for takng the time to let us know. I am so very sorry for your loss. Madeline was an amazing lady. Condolences to you, your children and Madeline's wider family. Fly high on your teal wings dear Madeline. Kathy xx

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Dear Philip I’m truly sorry to hear of the loss of Madeleine, she was a wonderfully supportive and caring lady, always reaching out to others even when she was struggling so much herself.

I’m thinking of you and her family at this time and sending hugs, Liz Xx 💕

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Dear Phillip

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about Madeline. She was a much loved and admired member of our group and her stalwart good humour and advice will be sadly missed. My thoughts are with you and your children. Love Jo 🌹🌹🌹

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HI am so,so sorry for your loss. Chris

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My sincere condolences to you and your family, may Madeleine be at peace now

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I'm so sorry to hear this news. May she rest in peace, and may you rest easy, knowing you were there for her.

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Dear Phillip, I'm so, so sorry to read that Madeline has gone. She has been so brave and we'll miss her badly on this forum. She was much too young to die. Life just doesn't seem fair. She so wanted to stay with you and your children. You have been such a kind and caring husband and you we're a great comfort to her. The love between you shines out from your photo. Sending much love and sympathy to you and your family, Solange xxx

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Thank you so much for thinking of us, Phillip. Madeline was a truly kind soul, who has provided advice and support for me and others on many occasions. I knew she had a hard time lately, yet her passing still feels like a sudden thing. My condolences, and I wish you well. Maus

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I am so very sad to read this. Madeleine was a source of inspiration to so many of us on here and we will miss her. Sending my condolences to you and your family.

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I am sad to read this, Philip, as I always am when I read that a member of our community has passed. I am glad she was able to be at home with her family after a difficult few weeks. It's a beautiful photograph. May the happy memories sustain you and your family.

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So very sad to read your post. Another teal Angel lost to this awful disease. Madeleine fought so hard and had a dreadful time recently she was so happy to be home and surrounded by her lovely family.

Love to you and your family.

Maureen

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SOS so sad fly high beautiful angel I’m in flooods of tears and have not even followed her story as am new on here my deepest sympathy to you all at this extremely sad and traumatic time alll my love Heidi

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I'm so very sorry to hear about Madeline's passing, but so happy know she was surrounded by the love of her family. My best regards to you and the family at this sad time.

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Dear Philip,so terribly sad to hear of dear Madelaines passing.

I met her at Penny Brohn Bristol three years ago and we kept in touch with all our news, whether good or bad.

She was a very dear girl, very caring loving supportive kindred spirit to us all.

It is tragic that she has lost her life at such a young age, but I hope that you and your children are able to take some comfort from the happiness and love she enjoyed with you all, and that she suffers no more.

Sending you my sincerest condolences at this sad time.

Jackie O

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Am so sorry for your loss Phillip, sympathies to you and your family. RIP Madeline

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I am sad to hear this news. Thank you for letting us know. Thinking of you and your family who will support each other in their grief and remember the good times you had together. Madeline was an inspiration to us and fought this devastating disease with such courage. May she be resting now. Take care Philip you have been such a wonderful support for her.

Fly with those teal wings Madeline.🦋

Cheryl.

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So sorry to hear of the passing of Madelaine Philip.She was so supportive on this forum.I particularly loved the photo of you all at her daughter's graduation in Oxford.Thinking of your family at this difficult time.Love Ann x

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So so sorry to hear about your loss of Madelaine Philip. May she rest in peace!

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Phillip, I am so sorry for your loss and my thoughts are with you and your family at this time. I lost my partner in September, and I know how hard it is. Madeline sent me a lovely message after Veronica passed away, and she has been a source of support on here. I know this is much easier said than done, but stay strong. Kind regards, Brian

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I’m so sorry to hear about Madeline’s passing, Phillip. That she passed peacefully surrounded by those she loved and who loved her will hopefully be of some comfort.

Reading Madeline’s post were not always easy reading, knowing what she was going through, but her matter of fact let’s get sorted attitude was inspiring.

Sending you and your family my sincerest condolences.

Joy

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Dear Phillip

So sorry to hear this news, the worst, but thankyou for posting and letting us know. My thoughts are with you and your family

Diane

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I am so very sorry for your loss. Madeline was so lovely and kind and will be greatly missed. Thinking of you and your family.

xx Gina

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My love and sympathies to you and your family. Thank you for letting us all know x

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So sorry to hear your news. All the testaments here show how much Madeline was loved and how much she will be missed. My condolences to you and everyone who will be touched by her passing.

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So sorry to hear that, my thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time 😪

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So sorry to hear this and hoping she felt all those who loved her holding her as she passed. Hoping the words of so many here who she touched is a source of comfort to you and your family. oxox

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I'm so sorry to hear of another one of our wonderful angels leaving us. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Sending you peace, Zena x

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Such a lovely photograph of you both, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. Love Bridie

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Sorry to hear this sad news. This disease is so vile and a traitor! One min. your ok and the next very ill. RIP Madeline. You will be sorely missed in our forum. 🙏

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I’m so very sorry Phillip for your sad loss. Madeleine was a huge inspiration to so many of us and such a source of wisdom. She was a friend to so many of us via Ovacome and her passing will be a source of sadness for us all. She was a beautiful lady and I’m sure her family have been an important support to her during her fight with this awful disease. I send you and all your family love at this difficult time. Take lots of care and be there for each other. Love and hugs ❤️Xx Jane

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Saddened to read this news. I am very sorry Phillip, Madeline, rest peacefully, you were so valued on here xx jessica xx

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So sorry

She was such a kind and beautiful person

God bless her and may she Rest In Peace

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I hope all the above tributes will provide some comfort to you and your family at this heartbreaking time . Madeleine was greatly respected on this Forum .

I was always struck by her warm , wise and lovely personality. Her determination to leave no stone unturned , so she could stay with you , was really remarkable. I loved the special photo of you all at your daughter’s graduation .

I am so glad that she made it home to be with you all .

RIP Madeleine .

Love , Mary

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I'm so sorry to hear this, but so glad that she made it home and was able to be with those she loved. Hugs and prayers for all of you who remain, now and in the future.

Love,

Barbara

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Thank you for letting us know Phillip.

As you can tell from all the many posts, we all thought a lot of Madeline.

Sending you and the family our love & condolences xx

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I am so very sorry to read this. Sending much love.

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I'm so sorry Phillip to hear the sad news of Madeline. Through everything she was going through she still managed to post news of all her ups and downs and hopes. I certainly benefitted from her good advice over the past few years. May she rest in peace.

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I am so sorry and so shocked. Madeline is one of my Facebook friends but I’ve been too unwell to browse on there. I was only going to drop her a message yesterday to apologise for not being in touch for a couple of days it’s been a tough few weeks but still you can’t help but hope that there’s a reprieve

Big hugs to my friend in Heaven fly high with those teal wings my lovely

Condolences to all of her family I’m very saddened by this

LA xx

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So very sorry to hear your news.Sending my best wishes to you and your family,Clare xx

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So very sad to hear this news. Thank you for letting us know. You and her family and friends will be in our thoughts. She will be missed.

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I’m so sorry to hear this. Madeline was a lovely lady and a real support to us all on this forum. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time x

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Thanks Phillip for letting us know.Its such sad news, she was a lovely lady and will be sorely missed on this forum.

Best wishes from her teal sisters,

Carole

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