The hug lady Elizabeth Layard (83) died on Thursday , just a day before Christmas. She died due to breast cancer. She made it the meaning of her life to hug the soldiers who go to war front and who return from war victorious. She hugged 5 lakh soldiers and and patients to boost their courage to carry on the fight. Her family members created the website ‘Go fund me’ to finance her hospital expenses. Many veteran soldiers and friends who were filled with courage to fight the battle of life, collected 95 thousand dollars to save her. But the funds proved to be of no use as she died.