Sadly, Daphne passed away just a few days ago, on April 1st. She didn’t hang long enough to celebrate the birth of Harry’s baby but she cherished her friendship with royal, who gifted her last moments of happiness.
A special surprise
Less than a week before passing, Daphne celebrated her 99th birthday, and both Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sent her the heart-warming birthday card, which superseded the sweet woman's wildest dreams.
War widow Daphne Dunne has made headlines across the world for being Prince Harry's favourite Aussie! Today, she's turning 99, and you'll never guess who sent her a birthday card... 😍 #9Today pic.twitter.com/JZNkOhRoyv— The Today Show (@TheTodayShow) March 28, 2019
The card said:
Dear Daphne. My wife and I send our warmest wishes to you on the occasion of your 99th birthday on Friday. We hope that you have a wonderful celebration surrounded by family and friends, and that you’ve managed to escape the hospital. Congratulations on reaching this important and impressive milestone before your centenary year next year. Happy birthday, Daphne.
Although we're sad about her passing, our hearts rejoice at the thought that she got the most amazing surprise from her favorite royal on her special day.
Dunne surely had an amazing life and she will always be remembered by her loved ones, as well as by the British Prince, whose heart she touched.