Yolanda Hadid Grieves as Her Close Friend Loses Her Battle to ALS: See Her Sweet Tribute

August 31, 2016 - als

As she continues to conflict Lyme disease, Yolanda Hadid has mislaid a dear crony to another horrific illness. Late Tuesday, Hadid, 52, posted a reversion print with her friend, Ellie O’Connell, to Instagram.

“R.I.P and fly with a Angels my adore @ellieod Thank we for 16 good years and display me a definition of constant and constant loyalty until your final breath,” she captioned a print of a span in a woods. “You are my favourite and will live in my heart forever…… #ALSWarrior#MyBestFriend.”

❤️R.I.P and fly with a Angels my adore @ellieod Thank we for 16 good years and display me a definition of constant and constant loyalty until your final breath. You are my favourite and will live in my heart forever…… #AlsWarrior #MyBestFriend

A print posted by YOLANDA (@yolanda.hadid) on Aug 30, 2016 during 11:43pm PDT


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Prior to her friend’s death, Hadid met with O’Connell, who was battling ALS. At a time, her crony was forced to wear a respirating tube.

“Out of pang have emerged a strongest souls; we adore we my pleasing angel @ellieod …….You are my hero, my best crony and a resplendent light to all battling #ALS #Girlfriends#Blessings #Life,” Hadid captioned a picture.

❤️Out of pang have emerged a strongest souls; we adore we my pleasing angel @ellieod …….You are my hero, my best crony and a resplendent light to all battling #ALS #Girlfriends #Blessings #Life

A print posted by YOLANDA (@yolanda.hadid) on Aug 26, 2016 during 7:23pm PDT

Back in March, Hadid asked her fans to assistance account O’Connell’s treatment. The donations reached $77,400 of a group’s $150,000 goal.


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“TBT Happy times before a ALS tragedy took over my honeyed Ellie, my Hero and my Best Friend,” Hadid wrote. “Please assistance me lift supports for her care. Donations small/big are appreciated or only your WORDS of KINDNESS, support and support will make any day a improved one for her. #ALS #Friends911 #TheFightForLife @ellieod #PeopleUnite.”

❤️TBT Happy times before a ALS tragedy took over my honeyed Ellie, my Hero and my Best Friend……………………………..Please assistance me lift supports for her care……………… https://www.gofundme.com/ellieals —— Donations small/big are appreciated or only your WORDS of KINDNESS, support and support will make any day a improved one for her. #ALS #Friends911 #TheFightForLife @ellieod #PeopleUnite

A print posted by YOLANDA (@yolanda.hadid) on Mar 17, 2016 during 6:55pm PDT

Hadid herself is still battling Lyme disease. Last week she posted a print from her sanatorium bed, writing, “I am seeking, we am essay and we am in it to win it with all of my heart… #LymeDiseaseAwareness #TvamSurgery #LastChapter #SearchingForACure #RemissionInSight.”