#Cruise Ship Deaths: When the love of her life passes away from cancer earlier this year, family says wife of 62 years dies from a broken heart. A Love Story.
On Friday, May 29, 2015, Elizabeth Fascia, 82, from Albany, New York embarked from Boston, Massachusetts on a 7-day cruise to Bermuda with her family aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s cruise ship Norwegian Dawn.
Only a few hours after setting sail, Elizabeth Fascia suffered an aneurysm that ruptured her esophagus. The captain turned Norwegian Dawn. back to Boston, where Elizabeth Fascia was transferred to Massachusetts General Hospital.
Early the next morning, on Saturday May 30, Elizabeth Fascia died at Massachusetts General Hospital from what family members called “a broken heart”.