Allan's final resting spot, husband in a handbag

Marlene Even
Updated June 21 2023 - 9:53am, first published 7:00am

When Allan McCabe received a stage four melanoma diagnosis, he was adamant he didn't want a funeral.

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Marlene Even

Marlene Even


Journalist at the Illawarra Mercury. Previously a radio and podcast host at 2SER Radio.

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