Greg Boyed's wife has penned an emotional poem to her husband on the anniversary of his death

Publish Date
Wednesday, 2 January 2019, 10:20AM
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The widow of Kiwi TV presenter Greg Boyed has penned a poignant poem to mark a year since his shock death.

Swiss pop singer Caroline Chevin shared the emotional poem on Facebook, writing: "365 days without your warm and generous heart."

Chevin's poem details a year since Boyed's death in her native Switzerland: "A full year without that winning smile, your unconditional love, your bloody swearing, your captivating storytelling, I could listen to your stories all day and all night long, your brightness, you have been so incredibly smart without even knowing it,
your vast overall knowledge and your warm big hugs, the best hugs in the whole wide world."

"Now our little son has moved into your big steps and has become the best hugger," she continued.

Boyed, who was a respected journalist for TVNZ and Newstalk ZB, died suddenly, on August 20, while on holiday in Switzerland with his wife of four years and their 3-year-old son.

His family said later that the 48-year-old had battled depression over the years.

Boyed married Chevin in 2014 in her native country, in a surprise wedding. Their son was born the following year.

 

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