The loss was a shock to family and friends, who have set up a GoFundMe page for Heck’s surviving sister. “Nearly three weeks ago, our dear friend and colleague, Carly Heck, unexpectedly lost her beautiful sister, Lindsay,” they wrote on Jan. 7. “Lindsay was a beautiful, charismatic, and fun-loving best friend to Carly, and her death was deeply felt by everyone she touched. “As Carly was preparing to return to the work she loves and care for the children of Pittsburgh, her father, Carl, suffered a life-threatening aortic dissection and is currently in the Cardiac ICU receiving medical care. “Carly, her fiancé Matt, and their immediate family are in Philadelphia supporting him and serving as his medical advocates. There are no words to describe the heartbreak and trauma that Carly and her family have experienced over the last several weeks. “We are hoping to raise funds to help cover the cost of funeral expenses for Lindsay, medical expenses for Carl, and food/housing/transportation costs for Carly and her family as she supports her father, away from home, in Philadelphia.” An update to the GoFundMe published Tuesday said Carly and Lindsay’s father had passed away from complications related to the cardiac event. “Please continue to keep Carly and her family in your thoughts and prayers,” the friends requested. As of Tuesday, the fundraising campaign had raised more than $26,000 toward the $30,000 goal. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
Posted by a friend of her sister several days ago… (I heard that their father died, too). pic.twitter.com/ihzGdHm46v— Rebel1973 (@FreeRebel1973) January 15, 2023