Celtic Conference chiefs communicate out as Glasgow mum dies after falling in poor health at Las Vegas occasion

Celtic Conference chiefs have spoken out after a Glasgow mum, who fell in poor health on the Las Vegas occasion, died on Thursday.

We informed how Ellen Cassidy began affected by excessive fatigue and ache close to her kidneys whereas attending the conference in Nevada final week. The 54-year-old from Springburn was rushed to close by Dawn Hospital and Medical Centre final Thursday.

A scan discovered most cancers in her gallbladder and he or she had an emergency op to take away the organ, reviews the Daily Record. Throughout surgical procedure, medical doctors found the most cancers had already unfold to her lungs, kidneys and liver. They informed her household, together with son Kevin, that she didn’t have lengthy to stay.

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Frantic family members launched a GoFundMe web page to assist cowl the prices of Kevin’s flights and lodging. The 32-year-old was as a result of fly out very first thing on Friday morning. But it surely was too late as, at 9.36pm UK time, Ellen handed away.

Within the wake of her tragic passing, conference chiefs took to social media to launch specific their condolences. An announcement was launched within the early hours of Friday morning by the North American Federation of Celtic Supporters Golf equipment (NAFCSC) Conventions within the early hours of Friday morning, UK time.

It learn: “It’s with extraordinarily heavy coronary heart we heard the unhappy information that Ellen handed this afternoon at 1.37pm Las Vegas time. Ellen was fortunately surrounded by her household at this unhappy time.

“Please pray for her soul, her household and buddies. On behalf of Tam and the remainder of the NAFCSC might Ellen Requiescat in Tempo.

“You’ll by no means stroll alone, Ellen.”

Ellen Cassidy with her son Kevin who flew to be by her side in hospital
Ellen Cassidy along with her son Kevin

Droves of family members joined conference bosses in paying tribute to their ‘stunning buddy’ who had a ‘coronary heart of gold’.

One wrote: “Until we meet once more my stunning buddy, as you informed me not so way back. Probability made us colleagues however the enjoyable and laughter made us buddies.”

One other posted: “OMG poor Ellen such a beautiful woman. Ideas are along with her and her household.”

A 3rd commented: “Ellen is such a beautiful woman. My ideas are with you and your loved ones, Ellen.”

One other wrote: “She was a beautiful lady, coronary heart of gold.”

A fifth posted: “Heartbreaking, she’s such a beautiful one that at all times had fun.”

And one other commented: “Heartbreaking. Such a beautiful particular person.”

Ellen Cassidy fell ill while on holiday in Las Vegas
Ellen Cassidy fell in poor health whereas on vacation in Las Vegas

We reported that Kevin confirmed his mom’s tragic passing in a brief assertion on the fundraiser.

It learn: “Thanks everybody on your beneficiant donations and type phrases of help

“Mum has now gained her angel wings she handed away peacefully on June 23 at 9.36pm.”

He beforehand mentioned: “My mum had mentioned she was feeling actually drained and a bit unwell so she had been taking painkillers on vacation. Earlier than flying out she was in good well being and actually trying ahead to the journey.

“She’s Celtic daft. She phoned to say she was going to hospital so I knew she actually wasn’t feeling nicely.

“When she referred to as, she may hardly communicate she was so breathless. Then she informed me she was going for surgical procedure, it was a complete shock.

“I simply mentioned to her ‘we’ll get you higher and get you again dwelling’”.

However Kevin then obtained a heart-breaking telephone name from a surgeon on the hospital who confirmed his mum’s most cancers had already unfold and that his mum might by no means come dwelling. It was predicted that she’d obtain finish of life care within the US as her most cancers was so aggressive.

He added: “My mum was too weak to telephone me after her surgical procedure. The physician mentioned throughout the operation they discovered the most cancers in her liver, lungs and kidneys and it’s spreading quickly.

“They informed me I needed to fly to Vegas now to see her. I needed to get an emergency passport yesterday for my flight.”


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