Kate Couric is honoring her late husband, Jay Monahan.
The journalist took to Instagram on Wednesday to pay tribute to her former companion, who died 20 years in the past at age 42 from colon most cancers.
Couric shared a heartwarming photograph of Monahan posing with one among their two kids, daughters Ellie, now 26, and Caroline, 22. “Jay Monahan,” she captioned it. “January 9, 1956-January 24, 1998. Twenty years in the past at present. We miss you.”
The 61-year-old writer has been an advocate for colon most cancers consciousness ever for the reason that loss of life of her husband. Couric, who additionally misplaced her sister, Emily, to pancreatic most cancers in 2001, famously underwent a colonoscopy on-air in March 2000, after which a mammogram in 2005, in hopes of elevating consciousness about most cancers prevention.
As we speak, Couric is fortunately remarried to banker John Molner. They tied the knot in a small, personal ceremony at their house within the Hamptons in June 2014.
Whereas chatting with ET final yr, Couric stated she feels “actually fortunate” to have him by her facet.
“I really feel actually fortunate as a result of he is humorous and type and actually sensible and nice firm,” she gushed. “You already know, you neglect how vital it’s simply to get pleasure from being with the particular person.”
“You actually recognize it while you get pleasure from being with that particular person,” she added. “So, I am actually completely happy.”
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