UFC fighters mourn loss of life of longtime make-up artist Suzy Friton

So many instances I prayed at the present time wouldn’t come. And there are not any phrases, actually, to explain how profound a loss that is for therefore many in our UFC household.

Suzy Friton, our longtime, beloved UFC make-up artist, pal, and a lot extra, went peacefully on September ninth.

Her perspective and fortitude over her closing weeks will encourage many people for years to come back. Her battle was simply so valiant, the assumption in her potential to beat this factor so sturdy. I’m assured I’d’ve succumbed lots sooner. She simply was in a position to channel a spotlight and a ferocity and a positivity that really helped prolong her life.

There was simply nobody like Suzy. You couldn’t assist however be drawn to her power. And he or she’d cease at nothing to verify your day or minute was made higher. She always lifted individuals up along with her spirit. Even when she was within the battle of her life, she was aware of us. They simply don’t come any nicer.

As you may count on with somebody so liked, lots of people got here to Suzy’s assist. And whereas I do know I’ll go away somebody out, I need to acknowledge @heidideanharris, @meganolivi, @ariannyceleste, @cgartistry, @brittneypalmer, @chelseaclay16, Tara, and Jason. Man did you all reply the decision in essentially the most heart-warming methods. She felt each ounce of that love and help.

There are numerous others who donated or went approach above and past by offering key providers. UFC athletes stepped up with gestures I’ll keep in mind eternally, numerous them simply reciprocating the kindness and goodwill that Suzy had established with them over time. @dustinpoirier, @tonyfergusonxt, @jonnybones, @mickeygall…on and on it goes. Thanks. I’m sorry to the handfuls I’ve disregarded.

Suzy was an enormous a part of so a lot of my greatest skilled recollections. She even was the one who got here up with the title ‘Tatum’ for my second daughter once we couldn’t determine it out. So grateful to have that fact with me eternally.

I really like you, Suzy. I’m glad you might be not struggling. We proceed on in your honor, albeit considerably reluctantly. I’m so very grateful I obtained to cross your wake. Love you.

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