#11: Lauderdale: Pat Conroy’s last days | The Island Packet

Pat Conroy died the way he lived, and the way he wrote.

That’s how friends closest to the best-selling author describe the emotional blur between the Feb. 15 announcement that he had pancreatic cancer and his burial March 8 in a Gullah cemetery on St. Helena Island.

“What a loss,” his wife, Cassandra King Conroy, said Friday.

“What a loss.

“It hasn’t really sunk in yet, I guess, but it will.”

Read more here: http://www.islandpacket.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/david-lauderdale/article65666537.html#storylink=cpy

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