posted on May 08, 2013 12:39
A U.S. Marine who bravely battled bone cancer while pregnant has died.
Kailee Bridges passed away last night in the intensive care unit at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
Kailee was from Wyoming County and graduated from Warsaw High School. She had life-saving surgery in February while pregnant.
Funeral arrangements will be handled by H.E. Turner Funeral Home in Batavia.
Kailee Bridges was 20 years old.
On Mother’s Day, the family, including her widow, Justin and healthy infant daughter, Lilly, will still be holding a fundraiser called “Love for Lilly: A Concert of Hope.” Christian music star Bebo Newman from Nashville will perform at GraceBaptistChurch at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 and $25 and are available through itickets.com.