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NEW YORK -- Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a popular author, filmmaker and speaker who brightened lives with her wide-eyed and generous spirit -- and broke hearts when she wrote of being terminally ill and leaving behind her husband Jason -- died Monday at age 51.
Rosenthal had been diagnosed in 2015 with ovarian cancer.
In the comments section, people wrote that the piece brought tears to their eyes, that she provided an example of what partnership could be, that her generosity was inspirational.
Her essay, written as a dating profile for her husband of 26 years, resonated as a testament of selfless love as she faced the prospect of her own mortality.
Rabbit" and "Uni the Unicorn," but it was her loving missive titled "You May Want to Marry My Husband," that most recently resonated with adults.
"If you're looking for a dreamy, let's-go-for-it travel companion, Jason is your man.
Her Modern Love column for the New York Times — “You May Want to Marry My Husband” — moved scores of readers online and quickly went viral.
"If he sounds like a prince and our relationship seems like a fairy tale, it's not too far off, except for all of the regular stuff that comes from two and a half decades of playing house together. Blech." Her prose was upbeat and lyrical, including her tribute to Jason.
He deserved love after she was gone and she hoped "that the right person reads this, finds Jason, and another love story begins," she wrote.
She “was the most life-affirming person, and love-affirming person,” her longtime literary agent, Amy Rennert, told the wire service.
[It’s okay to be okay: The subtle inspiration of Amy Krouse Rosenthal] Rosenthal built quite a legacy, including dozens of adult and children’s books, short films, TED talks and radio commentary.