Rachel Ray’s family has suffered a a huge tragedy this winter. Radar Online reports that the National Enquirer broke the story of Ray’s aunt dying outside in freezing temperatures. Apparently, the day after Thanksgiving, Ray’s 77-year-old aunt was house-sitting at Ray’s mother’s house in upstate New York. Around 4 p.m., she went outside to feed the bird’s and got locked out of the house somehow.
Ray’s cousin explained the sad news:
There’s security camera footage that shows my poor mom trying desperately to break a window with a rock to get back in as well as to gain access to the garage door by way of a keypad that had been previously disconnected without her knowledge. At some point in the evening, I suspect that, because of her chronic lung problems, she had trouble breathing and collapsed in the driveway and basically died there. Her body wasn’t found until the following morning.
This is truly a sad story, especially because Rachel Ray was unable to attend the funeral due to work commitments she couldn’t get out of …