An emerging actor Chris Salvatore, 31, has invited his elderly neighbor Norma Cook, 89, to live with him permanently in an effort to cut her health costs. Norma is battling leukemia.
Norma Cook, the 89-year-old woman whose friendship with her neighbor, 31, melted hearts across the nation, died in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning.
The feisty retired interior designer, who loved champagne and her cat Hermes, was diagnosed with leukemia 10 years ago, and decided to stop treatment last fall.
After doctors said she could no longer live on her own without a caregiver, she moved in with her neighbor and best friend, Chris Salvatore, Daily Mail reports.