the END blog

Rory, we miss your smile, your funny comeback lines, your noise, and the fun… Yes, the glorious fun of spending time with you. The silence is now deafening. It breaks my heart to see your wonderful dad, your pal, sob from loneliness. He didn’t deserve this tragedy. Your little sister bravely faces it each day. […]

March 30, 2013» Read more

On October 26th, 2012 we made our way to the New York Academy of Medicine. We had been asked to address a Sepsis Symposium there being convened by Nirav R. Shah, the State Health Commissioner. It is always bittersweet to talk about Rory in public; on the one hand you want to talk about him […]

January 19, 2013» Read more

Time passes but love never fades and though Rory has left us he grows larger in our hearts every day. We feel his hand guiding us as we seek to ensure that no child should lose their life the way he did. Our son was first and foremost about fair play, decency and making sure […]

January 9, 2013» Read more

Today is the first day of school for many… Like previous falls-I too was preparing  myself-readying  to receive new students, new faces who will tackle a school year filled with learning. As  I was cleaning out old contents from my desk,  I came across a book, Three Cups of Tea.  Having already read the book twice over I […]

September 6, 2012» Read more

Cormach Murrihy from Rockland County, New York, died tragically this weekend. Cormach was a shining light in the Irish community in New York and was a great supporter in our fight against sepsis. Since Rory’s death, Cormach and his family have helped us get the message of the dangers of sepsis into the public arena. […]

July 9, 2012» Read more