‘Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts mother Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts has died, ABC news did report early Friday. Roberts did get home to see the eight eight year old who passed away Thursday evening this also according to the news network.
Roberts had been in preparation to leave the show Friday as needs to take an extended medical leave, but left a day early to help her ailing mother. Back in June Roberts had announced that she had been diagnosed with MDS, a rare blood disorder that affects the bone marrow
Her sister, Sally-Ann, is a match, and the “GMA” host is scheduled to start her treatments for a bone marrow transplant next week.
“There’s a point that really resonates with me when I think about this time of my life. Life provides losses and heartbreak for all of us, but the greatest tragedy is to have the experience and miss the meaning,” Roberts said Thursday. “I am determined not to miss that meaning, because through it I have discovered that I have been given many gifts, gifts that will carry me through this difficult time.”