Patient dies days after couple married in her hospital room

Riley Hospital wedding (Provided Photo/ Riley Hospital)
Riley Hospital wedding (Provided Photo/ Riley Hospital)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A patient who was the maid of honor at her sister’s wedding at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health last week has passed away.

Gabby Jones was fighting a rare blood cancer.

Gabby’s sister’s boyfriend David found out about her condition, he proposed to Gabby’s sister, Danielle, in her living room. He bought a ring and less than 48 hours later, the couple was married in Gabby’s hospital room. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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