In 2007, Elizabeth received a miraculous heart and double lung transplant which extended her life and gave her cherished time on earth with her beloved family and friends.
She met and married the love of her life, Mark, in 1992. Above all else, she cherished her role as a wife and mother to her precious children, Mary Scott and Robert.Personal: Courtney Leigh Cauthen was born in Gadsden, Ala...daughter of Cathy and Mark Cauthen..one brother, Cory...majoring in animal science at Berry College.Elizabeth Gilmour Mc Lean, a resident of Charlotte, NC, died Monday, October 18, at Duke University Medical Center, surrounded by her family and love.November 5, 2010 Elizabeth was so beautiful and so strong, and all who knew her or knew of her admired her tireless fight.
Thanks to her mother for keeping us up to date with Elizabeth's life, and letting us be a part of it, especially to pray for more time for her to be what she loved most -- a wife and mother. October 27, 2010 Mark, I am so sorry to hear of Elizabeth's death.Not only will she be remembered for her beautiful smile that radiated her inward and outward beauty, but her greatest legacy will be the abundant life she lived with the knowledge that "every day is a gift." Elizabeth is survived by her loving husband, Robert Mark Mc Lean; devoted children Mary Scott Mc Lean and Robert Fletcher Mc Lean II; mother Elizabeth Lake Orr of Winston-Salem, NC, brother Charles Lamb Cauthen and his wife, Karen, sister Catherine Lake Cauthen, all of Charlotte; sisters-in-law Heather Mc Lean Jenkins and husband, George, of Columbia, SC, Laura Mc Lean Marechal and her husband, Erik, of Florence, SC, Courtney Mc Lean Thompson and her husband, Greg, of Charlottesville, VA; her husband's parents, Robert Fletcher Mc Lean and his wife, Emily, of Florence, SC, and her aunts, uncles, cousins and many adoring nieces and nephews.