What a tragedy for your friend Lady of the Loch.
There is no word that can be said in time like this except that my prayers are for her and her family. And I'm sure that she'll have a great support from you as a friend specially now more than ever.
Sincere condoleances to you and your friend.
"Few men are brave:many become so through training and discipline."
Flavius Vegetius Renatus
"I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strenght to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles."