New memoir inspires spouses to move beyond grief.
After 16 years of marriage, Myra McElhaney was looking forward to a long retirement with her husband, Phil. The couple, just nearing their 50s, was making plans to travel, pursue passions and fill their newfound free time with adventures.
Those plans imploded in 2009 when McElhaney’s spouse was diagnosed with a brain tumor and died within 18 months. […]