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Heartbreaking moment relatives sing to loved one dying from cancer

  • A Missouri family filmed the moment they gathered around the bedside of Mark Foster to sing him his favorite song ‘Follow You Follow Me’ by Genesis 
  • Mark Foster, 51, died in September 2017 after being diagnosed with lung cancer
  • His sister-in-law said he died at his Missouri home surrounded by loved ones 

A Missouri family shared a video of the heartbreaking moment they gathered around the bedside of their loved one to say their goodbyes after he was diagnosed with stage IV cancer. 

Mark Foster, of Holden, Missouri, was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in August 2017, his sister-in-law Kristina Foster said.   

‘The cancer was so aggressive there was nothing the doctors could do to beat it. … The family rallied behind him every step of the way,’ she posted.  

Kristina Foster said Mark was transferred from the hospital to his home in Holden on September 1 of last year so he could spend his final days with his five brothers, his sister and other loved ones. 

A Missouri family shared a video of the moment they gathered around the bedside of their loved one to say goodbye 

Mark Foster, 51, died in September 2017 from stage IV small cell lung cancer

Mark Foster, 51, died in September 2017 from stage IV small cell lung cancer

Mark died at the age of 51 on September 2, 2017. 

Kristina Foster said the night before Mark passed the family gathered together to sing Genesis’ ‘Follow You Follow Me’. Mark loved the song so much that he dedicated it to his twin brother when they were 12 years old.   

Kristina Foster captured the moment the family sweetly serenaded Mark on video and posted it to YouTube.

‘This was such a beautiful moment and truly shows how important family is and just how fiercely this family loves each other,’ she wrote in the caption. ‘We may be missing a piece of our heart but this family will always and forever be #fosterstrong.’ 

Mark, who worked at Rent-A-Center for 19 years, is survived by his wife of nine years and their five children.   

This is what family is all about: Kristina Foster, Mark's sister-in-law said the family was by Mark's side every step of the way. Mark is pictured above in the center surrounded by family members 

This is what family is all about: Kristina Foster, Mark’s sister-in-law said the family was by Mark’s side every step of the way. Mark is pictured above in the center surrounded by family members 

The heartbreaking video shows how close the Foster family is. Mark is pictured above on the left with a family member 

The heartbreaking video shows how close the Foster family is. Mark is pictured above on the left with a family member 



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