Lost light: Family’s pain unbearable after daughter loses battle with mental illness to suicide

Despite the often exhausting emotional journey Victoria Hillier put her family through, not once did they give up hope somehow, some way, it would not end in suicide for the young woman with a megawatt smile, kind soul and unique artistic talents. Judy Danford holds a self portrait painted by her daughter Victoria Hillier on Jan. 24, 2019 at her Kingsville home. Hillier committed suicide in December 2018 after years of mental health issues.

Dan Janisse / Windsor Star Despite the often exhausting emotional journey Victoria Hillier put her family through, they never gave up on the young woman with a megawatt smile, kind soul and unique artistic talents. Somehow, some way, they hoped Victoria’s life would not end in suicide. But those hopes would be crushed. Read more here >>>

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