The late “Dirty Dancing” star Patrick Swayze’s mother has died at the age of 86 at her Simi Valley home with her sons Sean, and Donnie Swayze and daughter-in-law Jami by her side as she quietly passed.
Last week was the four-year anniversary of Patrick Swayze’s death. Patrick, who died on September 14, 2009 after loosing a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Patsy Swayze, a former dancer and choreographer suffered a massive stroke just days before her beloved son’s death anniversary and was placed in hospice care.
A family insider stated Patsy was not expected to live more than a few more days with family members were keeping a vigil by her bedside.
“Since she began receiving hospice care no extraordinary means are being used to keep her alive, including intravenous feeding or oxygen. There is no tube down her throat, but she does have a catheter and a different, thicker tube under her blanket . She’s receiving a morphine drip to keep her comfortable and is on the edge of being in a comatose state. She has given instructions that she doesn’t want to be resuscitated.”
The family insider also claims that Patsy”has been ready to go for a long time, especially after “Buddy” (her husband) had died and Vicky (her daughter) committed suicide.”
Patsy Swayze will be buried at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Simi Valley where Buddy and Vicky are also buried. Patrick Swayze, unlike his father and sister, was cremated. His ashes were scattered across his New Mexico ranch.
R.I.P. Patsy Swayze!