*The following is from Cancer Council, Victoria
When you don't know what to say
People often wonder what they should say to a person who is dying.
It’s understandable that you don’t know what to say – what you feel might be so complex that it’s hard to find the right words, or any words at all.
It is common to worry about saying the wrong thing. Most times, the person who is dying will find comfort in you just being there.