Sandy Fox has dedicated her life to helping bereaved parents move on with their lives. In the two books she has written, "I Have No Intention of Saying Good-bye" and "Creating a New Normal...After the Death of a Child", parents share their stories and Sandy gives advice and techniques for coping with their loss.
She has been a journalist her entire life, from working for a daily newspaper to teaching high school journalism for 28 years. Five years after daughter Marcy's death in 1994, she began a two year project of interviewing parents from all over the United States who have lost children. Marcy's story is part of the project of her first book.
Then in 2010 after seeing a need for coping techniques, she wrote her second boook. Sandy continues to write for magazines and speaks to groups and at national bereavement conferences across the country on grief.
She contributes to many online bereavement newsletters and has two stories in the 2011 "Open To Hope" book and another story about Marcy in Gloria Gaynor's 2014 book, "We Will Survive." In addition, she has written almost 500 articles in her blog at www.survivinggrief.blogspot.com with information, thoughts and stories on grief and also look at www.opentohope.com for many writings by Sandy on the grief topic.
Sandy's daughter Marcy, who died in a car accident at age 27, four months after her marriage.