Dame’s husband Deborah James has shared details of his wife’s “incredibly peaceful” final moments in his first interview since her death.
Dame Deborah, also known as Bowel Babe on social media, died June 28 at the age of 40 after a long battle with bowel cancer.
Sebastian Bowen married the former assistant manager in France in 2008 and the couple share two children, Hugo, 14, and Eloise, 12.
“I kissed her on the head. I told her how much I loved her, that I would take care of the children and the last thing I said to her was that I was so proud of her” , he told The Sun.
“Then she slipped away. She had an incredibly peaceful death, if there was a way to die well then she succeeded,” he added.
“At the very end, it was quite witty.”
Diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016, Dame Deborah then kept her million Instagram followers up to date on her treatments, posting candid videos and photos of her progress.
Two years later, she launched the podcast You, Me And The Big C alongside Lauren Mahon and Rachel Blandwhere the trio candidly discussed living with cancer.
In May this year, she revealed that she had stopped active treatment and was receive end-of-life care with his parents in Woking.
In recognition of her campaign, she was named a Dame later that month, with the The Duke of Cambridge joins his family for afternoon tea to confer the honor in person.
Speaking of his wife’s accomplishments in the final months of her life, Mr Bowen said: “I’m totally in awe of Debs, I’m in awe of what she did and how she went about it.
He also revealed that his “magic” and his “way of finding joy in every moment” are what he misses the most about his wife.
“That was the very core of what made her unique,” he said.
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