(From left is Dalilah’s husband, Saiful, her boys Adam (15) and Idris (11) – now bereaved)
She stared cancer in the eyes. She waged war against three recurrences of the nasty disease. She was the epitome of spirits. Bright torch clasped in her hand, thrust forward confidently, paving way to other cancer patients.
She told me would wait for me in the ever after; she told me “don’t be sad, my friend… for death is the only certainty in this world.”
She appeared on tele to talk about cancer countless of times, I swear my mother loves her more than any other social activist. She talked to God about her fears. She penned a lyric for us to remember.
What the hell am I doing? This space is too short to write every single deed that Dalilah had done.
This morning, Dalilah Tamrin, succumbed to cancer at 8:50 a.m. Beliau akan dikapankan di rumah bondanya di Bukit Changgang, Banting, Selangor.
Al-Fatihah untuk sahabat ku.
Jangan mungkir janji Darling, tunggu saya di sana nanti ya? Saya datang, suatu hari saya pasti datang. Kerana yang pasti, hanya mati.