Patient dies days after couple married in her hospital room

Riley Hospital wedding (Provided Photo/ Riley Hospital)
Riley Hospital wedding (Provided Photo/ Riley Hospital)

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.

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