Glasgow mum passes away after shock most cancers prognosis on journey to Celtic Conference in Las Vegas

A Glasgow girl has handed away after being identified with most cancers whereas on vacation in Las Vegas.

Ellen Cassidy was on a 10-day journey to the US to attend the Celtic Convention when she started feeling unwell.

The 54-year-old from Springburn began affected by excessive fatigue and ache close to her kidneys midway by the journey. She was rushed to close by Dawn Hospital and Medical Centre the place medical doctors found most cancers in her gallbladder.

Tragically, a scan later discovered most cancers had already unfold to Ellen’s lungs, kidneys and liver.

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We reported how son Kevin Martin was frantically attempting to recover from the states to be by his mum’s bedside after being informed that the most cancers was superior and she or he did not have lengthy to stay.

A fundraiser to get him there and to cowl the prices of Ellen’s sudden hospital journey raised over £15,000 in simply at some point. He was anticipated to fly out on Friday morning.

However sadly, Kevin confirmed that his mum handed away on Thursday night.

The 32-year-old mentioned: “Thanks everybody on your beneficiant donations and sort phrases of help

“Mum has now gained her angel wings she handed away peacefully on 23/06/22 at 21:36.”

Ellen Cassidy from Glasgow was over in Las Vegas for a Celtic supporter rally
Ellen Cassidy from Glasgow was over in Las Vegas for a Celtic supporter rally

He had beforehand informed that his mum reported feeling ‘actually drained’. He added: “My mum had mentioned she was feeling a bit unwell so she had been taking painkillers on vacation.

“Earlier than flying out she was in good well being and actually wanting ahead to the journey. She’s Celtic daft.

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“She phoned to say she was going to hospital so I knew she actually wasn’t feeling effectively. When she known as, she might 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 residence'”.

Tributes have been paid to Ellen who has been described as a ‘pretty girl’.

One individual wrote: “Such unhappy information, Kevin our ideas and prayers are with you and your loved ones. Your mum was a stunning girl, greatest needs.”

One other added: “I’ve identified Ellen and Kevin for so long as I can keep in mind, she was an amazing chuckle to be round, by no means seen her and not using a smile on her face. I’m gutted I’ve simply heard the unhappy information. Ellen and Kevin ur in my ideas and prayers GBNF.”

Donations to the fundraiser will be made here.


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