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.”