Patient dies days after couple married in her hospital room


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A patient who was the maid of honor at her sister’s wedding at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health last week has passed away.

Gabby Jones was fighting a rare blood cancer.

Gabby’s sister’s boyfriend David found out about her condition, he proposed to Gabby’s sister, Danielle, in her living room. He bought a ring and less than 48 hours later, the couple was married in Gabby’s hospital room.

Gabby was transferred to a hospital in Fort Wayne, closer to the family’s home, following the wedding. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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