Laura was the youngest in age of the six sisters who comprised the siblings of Martha Stewart. She left this world for the next on August 6th, 2014.
And Martha wrote on the Martha Blog that her sister departed for the afterlife in Norwalk Hospital. Laura had been employed in her company by Martha since the past two and a half decades or so.
"My youngest sister, and the youngest of the six Kostyra siblings, Laura Kostyra Plimpton, passed away today in Norwalk Hospital. Laura worked for me and the company for more than 25 years," states Martha Stewart in her blog.
Martha wrote in the memorial note that Laura had been proofreading, editing and writing the words for the blog along with doing some photography.
In short, she was responsible for the inner material on the blog. Laura also worked for The Daily Wag. Laura Plimpton was born on March 4, 1955.
We are just posting a beautiful picture gallery of my dear sister Laura Plimpton who passed away yesterday http://t.co/b2YyxhGHbK— Martha Stewart (@MarthaStewart) August 6, 2014
Although here mother had wanted to name her Dorothy, the rest of the sisters pestered her into giving her the epithet Laura instead. And she was loved by her sisters and mother like crazy.
Martha told the story of Laura’s untimely death on the blog. Laura had completed her workout early in the morning and then drank a cup of java with her husband.
Later on the two solved the crossword puzzle together. According to Martha, after she took a shower she suddenly became ill and had to be taken to the hospital where she suffered from a huge brain aneurysm.
Laura Plimpton was put on life support on which she remained until her death. In keeping with her will, her organs will be donated afterwards to needy patients.
"We are so sad but also happy that Laura had the foresight to donate so many healthy organs to needy people," states Martha. And she has three children who paid their last regards to her while she was on life support.
"Please keep her husband Randy and her three children, Christopher Herbert, Sophie Herbert Slater and Charlie Plimpton, and two sons-in-law Timothy Long and Dan Slater, in your thoughts," Martha requested .
My nephew Chris, niece Sophie & their dad randy just added beautiful photos of their mom to my blog. Please view http://t.co/QC52bqoCMv— Martha Stewart (@MarthaStewart) August 6, 2014
Martha Steward said in the end that Laura was an ideal mother, spouse and sister and that she, Martha, wished her the very best in her journey to the otherworld. Laura will long be remembered for being a lovable person who was kind and angelic. May her soul rest in peace!