Wife of the Deceased
is a personal memoir that spans the three years following the tragic and unexpected death of my husband, Matthew Bell, at thirty-eight years of age. The content is drawn from my journal entries depicting every aspect of my journey through the grieving process. This account of the physical, mental, and emotional effects of grief I experienced following his death is raw and uncensored.
On September 3, 2010 Dawn's husband of fourteen years, Matthew Bell, died piloting UPS Flight 006 in Dubai, UAE, catapulting Dawn onto an unexpected path. Seven months later in April 2011, she retired from the Pharmaceutical Sales industry to care for her young daughter and to focus on her goal of publishing her memoir.