Her Husband Passed Away 8 Months Ago. He Still Made This Valentine's Day Special.


In 2012, Jim Golay was diagnosed with brain cancer. Early last year, he learned that his tumor was inoperable, according to KCWY 13. He passed away last July at age 53, but thanks to some advance planning, his widowed wife, Shelly, will feel his love for the rest of her life.

This past Valentine’s day, Shelly Golay received a vase of roses from her husband at her home in Casper, Wyoming — eight months after Jim passed away, USA Today reported. Dumbfounded, she initially thought her children must have sent them. She learned that Jim had set up the posthumous delivery with a local flower shop. Golay posted a photo of the bouquet and the accompanying card to her Facebook page.

The card reads, “Happy Valentine’s Day Honey. Stay Strong! Yours Forever. Love Jim.”

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Via Shelly Golay’s Facebook page

He set up such an amazing gift for me to receive that,” Golay told ABC News. “That act of love to me is just true love in its purest form.”

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