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Kirstenbosch curator's widow thanks hospital's 'unsung heroes'

14 December 2018 10:24 AM
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens curator Phillip Le Roux died on Wednesday after a horrific cycling accident.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens curator Phillip Le Roux's widow Michelle talks about her husband's life and legacy.

Her husband was involved in a horrific cycling accident that put him in a coma and he sadly died on Wednesday.

She gives thanks to the doctors and nurses at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital who took care of her husband until the very end.

She also gives thanks to the emergency team who responded to the accident quickly.

Read: Kirstenbosch curator remembered for his 'fantastic positive attitude'

The team at Christiaan Barnard were incredible up until the last second. The love and care they've shown us is absolutely remarkable.

Michelle Le Roux, the widow of Philip Le Roux

There are complete unsung heroes. They worked 12-hour shifts and the compassion they showed us was so comforting.

Michelle Le Roux, the widow of Philip Le Roux

To hear the rest of the conversation with Michelle Le Roux, listen below:


14 December 2018 10:24 AM
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