Laura Ritter Allio wife of Michael Allio passed away due to cancer. Read this article to know the cause of her death and age.
Michael met his wife when they were both students at Loyola University.
Who is Laura Ritter-Allio?
Laura Ritter is the late wife of “The Bachelorette” contestant.
Laura is absent on Wikipedia.
Get to know Michael Allio: Wife Death
Michael Allio wife Laura Ritter-Allio was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017 when she was just 32-years-old
According to The Breast Cancer Site Blog, “At the time, she had recently given birth; her son was 7-months-old when she found a lump in her breast.”
She thought the lump was from breastfeeding, but upon bringing it up to her doctor, Laura was sent for a mammogram.
After the mammogram, Laura had two biopsies done, and both showed that she had cancer.
As per Heavy, “Breast cancer ran in Laura’s family; her grandmother was diagnosed at the age of 42, and two of her aunts are survivors, according to the outlet.”
Further, she underwent chemotherapy, radiation, and she had a double mastectomy.
Unfortunately, Laura received some devastating news In August 2018. She learned that her cancer had returned.
Ritter-Allio was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer, and it had spread to her liver and her lungs.
Laura passed away from cancer on January 23, 2019, at the age of 33.
Details on Wedding and Family
Michael and Laura married in 2012.
After a few years of marriage, the couple welcomed their son, James Michael, on September 9, 2016.
Moreover, Michael often shares photos of Laura and their son on his Instagram.
At present, Allio is a single dad to his son, and he is a great father.
Similarly, philanthropy was always a passion of Laura’s, and when she was diagnosed with cancer, she gathered a following sharing her cancer journey on Facebook.
According to The Sun, “Michael and Laura were “committed to creating a purpose to their pain” and a month after she passed, Michael created The L4 Project to continue her legacy.”
The L4 Project page explains, “The courage, determination, and selflessness that Laura demonstrated throughout her life and during her cancer journey inspired thousands to look inward, gain perspective and make the drastic changes necessary to live a “life worth living.”