She was 29 when the cancer she had beaten at 18 came back.
The samples on this came from contributors to Freesound. They are the same as for Comrade Pas Belle-Mere. See https://playingintongues.com/colophon/#comrade. I did a bad job of linking back to each source page. Instead, I just took a screen shot. Eventually I intend to fix that.
My not-exactly-stepmother and I embraced, maybe for the last time, and I said: “goodbye, comrade.”
At the last possible moment I had found a title for my father’s girlfriend of 42 years, someone whose formal relationship with me was never clear.
Thanks to all the Freesound people who made the samples I used. See the colophon to learn about them, and for sheet music.