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Linda Swayze Found A New Love, But She Has A Way To Keep Her Late Husband's Memory Alive

Date November 21, 2018

Lisa Niemi and Patrick Swayze were one of those rare celebrity couples whose union was rock-solid. Sadly, their love story ended in 2009 when Swayze lost his life to pancreatic cancer.

Niemi’s grief was overwhelming when her beloved husband of 34 years died. Needless to say, she was unsure if she would ever find love again.

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It pained her friends to see her sad and miserable, and they introduced her to Albert DePrisco, a jeweler. They took things slowly, and DePrisco proposed to her in December 2013.

At first, Niemi had doubts. Was it too soon? But, seeing how kind and accepting the man was, she said 'yes' and they tied the knot on May 25, 2014, People reported.

How Niemi keeps her late husband’s memory alive

One of the things Lisa Niemi loves about her new husband is his acceptance and respect for the feelings she has for her late husband. She keeps Swayze’s memory alive by raising awareness about the devastating disease that took him away.

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After Swayze died, his wife became involved with Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. She later became the Chief Ambassador of Hope for the organization and continues to work with them to raise funds for cancer research and educate people about the disease.

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The man who knows Lisa Niemi Swayze’s pain

Sir Paul McCartney knows exactly what Lisa Niemi Swayze felt when she lost her husband. McCartney’s wife Linda died from breast cancer in 1998, three years after she was diagnosed. She was only 56 when she died.

The singer does his part in the fight against this terrible disease. He takes part in awareness campaigns and supports cancer charities so more women can have the chance that his wife didn’t have.

Their efforts and efforts of other celebrities in the fight against cancer deserve admiration!

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