Two days ago we received the news that Elizabeth Edwards had been advised to quit treatment for cancer when she found that it had spread to her liver.  Today we find that she has passed away in her home.

Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, died Tuesday. Elizabeth Edwards emerged as a public advocate for changes in the health care system. She spent her last days at home in the state of North Carolina with family and friends.

via ElizabethEdwards,advocateforchangesinthehealthcaresystem-CSMonitor.com.