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“With a heavy heart I say I'm sorry I never know what to say when something like this happens see you in Paradise late . ”
1 of 100+ | Posted by: L . M

“Kate Spade was a women of integrity and grace. Her goals give young men and women a guide to endure and complete their accomplishments. Kate Spade...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Katheryne Thomas - Albany, GA

“So sorry for this unexpected, tragedy. May God bring the family comfort, endurance and peace at this difficult time. ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: B Cox - Bowie, MD

“To the Family and Friends of Kate Spade: I am so sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone in death, especially losing someone this...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Cameron - NY

“my deepest condolences for your loss.we lovede her... ”
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Hanne Bakke - Denmark

“I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for their loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for her contribution to...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: - Bear, DE

“I can only say what a beautiful person she was , Inside and out. She seemed very humble and prettydown to earth, in spite of her status and wealth...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Ann Pauley - Livonia

Wait a Minute - reminds me to Be Still. Again, thank you, Kate. “Kate was such an inspiration to me in so many ways. The more I found out about her as a person, the more similarities I saw. I fell in love with the...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Bayleigh Anderson - MN

“To the family & friends of Mrs. Kate Spade, plz accept my heartfelt sympathy for the great loss of your beloved one & may you find a measure of peace...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: M J - CA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Annette - SC

“My condolences go out to her family. She's known by everyone. Please draw comfort in the God of all comfort. 1 Cor. 1:3 ”
11 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“I shall always remember your grace and your iconic style that you shared with this world. From my family to your family - Kate - Candle in the Wind ”
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathi Singleton - Miami, FL

“..I remember as far back as the 1970s, Katy had a great sense of fashion, always so well put together, with a beautiful smile and infectious laugh...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Monica Boyd - Kansas City, MO

“RIP KATE ”
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Chirico - Jackson, NJ


15 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Chirico - Jackson, NJ

“With deepest sympathy to the family and friends. Depression can be so dark. Now she has found the light. xo ”
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Susie Evans - Kansas City, MO

“Peace Katy. ”
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Vincent Lister - Kansas City, MO

“Kate came into my store , right outside of KC , in Belton , Mo a few years ago . She was a woman who could talk to you for a few minutes and you felt...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan - Kohl, MO

“Sweet Kate and your baby girl. I cherish my Kate spade glasses. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Darcie W - MI

“I have so many fond memories of Katy playing tennis and swimming. You were such a kind, honest, fun and energetic person. My deepest condolence go...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Nicole Hudon - Overland Park, KS

“My heart goes out to the Spade and Brosnahan families and friends, esp. your daughter. Dear Bea, may you always know your mother's love and cherish...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Rest In Peace Kate. My thoughts and prayers go out to her husband, daughter, family and friends. ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Michelle Babalian - Overland Park, KS

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
23 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“You just never know what people are dealing with each day. So sad that Kate Spade was not able to deal with her inner pain. The pain her family has...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: - MD

“I never met Kate but I am half-blood to her as she descends from Roache and I from Pike. It is shocking to hear of family ending up like this. My...Read More »
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Richard Baskas - Leavenworth, KS

“We would like to pass along our deepest condolences to the entire Brosnahan Family. RIP Kate... ”
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Dan & Nelly Prezebel - FL

“My heart goes out to Kate Spade for her battle with depression as I have struggled with depression for more than half of my life and truly understand...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Memories of our younger years on swim team and playing tennis at CC were golden and happy. Bubbly, energetic, and fun are how I remember Katy. KC is...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: John "Adam" Krugh - Kansas City, MO


29 of 100+ | Posted by: John "Adam" Krugh - Kansas City, MO

“She's beautiful. Rest in peace Kate spade with angels all around you. What a terrible loss. Prayers for her daughter ”
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Beverly Mansfield - Independence, MO

“Thoughts and prayers to all of Kate's family and friends. I was not close to her but recall her from my childhood as I attended private school for a...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary Pils (Mullane) - Kansas City, MO

“so sorry for Kate Spades passing so much to live for ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“" RIP KATE SPADE THOUGHT AND PRAYERS WITH YOUR FAMILY" ”
33 of 100+ | Posted by: MILA B - WINDSOR, ON

“RIP Kate Spade! You were a very talented and brilliant lady. You will never be foregotten by your family, friends, and fans. I am typing this message...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Ellen Nelson - Stoneville, NC

“Such a sad time in our lives for those of us who went to schooltogether (Rockhurst/St Theresa) . With out a doubt, Kate wasthe sweetest person in...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Fred Mahler - Denver, CO

“In light and love RIP ”
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Sindi K - Mukilteo, NY

“May you Rest In Peace prayers for your family May God continue to provide them strength ”
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Erika B - Houston, TX

“Sweet Bea, she loved you with all she had in her heart. Don't ever forget that. I know she will continue to watch over you from heaven. ”
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Maria Maio - Riverdale, NY

“Condolences to her family and may her light shine as bright,as she was. Hoping her daughter will continue her legacy as she would be so proud of her...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Sylvia sanchez - laredo, TX

“My heart is saddened, but the joy you brought to my life as I write on your beautifully designed paper, will always make me think of you. Your beauty...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“I have been so saddened about Kate Spade. I feel so much for her that she was in such a dark place. She was an example of class and femininity for...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“All I can say is I have 14 Kate Spade bags, 2 pairs of Kate Spade shoes, 1 pair of Kate Spade sunglasses and Kate Spade dinnerware. I would say I...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Sheila Brown - Littleton, CO

“My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Kate Spade. I was truly sadden to hear of her passing, she touched so many lives with her brand....Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“For Kate. Always Kate. May your bright light shine on. Peace. ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Kate Welsh - New York, NY

“You brought light to everyone's lives you touched and designs you created. Classic. Authentic. Soulful. Thank you for leaving this world a better...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Robin S - CA

“My heart aches... You were so beautiful and through your beautiful designs you made feel that same beauty. Rest in Peace Kate! ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Ines - CA

“RIP KATE SPADE LOVE YA ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Chelsey Townsend - Dillon, SC

“RIP to my favorite designer. Bags, earrings, watches i will cherish them dearly. My heart goes out to Frances as she try her best to deal with your...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Chelsey Townsend - Dillon, SC

“Rest in pease Kate. You are wonderful in every way. ”
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Sharon - Chandler, AZ

Rest in Eternal Peace, Amen “RIP dear Angel, Thank you for shining so bright and making a struggling single mother of 4 feel special with your beautiful creations. My 30 year old...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Rose J - Burbank, CA


51 of 100+ | Posted by: Pasqualina K - Windsor

“Rest in everlasting peace Kate Spade. I pray for your family particularly your darling daughter - she will understand some day. Your bags brought so...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Anne Boyd - Auckland, New Zealand, CA

“Her style was so inspiring. Such a terrible loss. Praying for her daughter and husband. ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: CARYN - Gilbert, AZ

Even a hockey guy knows Kate Spade “I met you once at an autograph session at Neiman Marcus in St. Louis. You were vibrant, outgoing and stylish, just like your handbags. You became...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen Clifford - St. Louis, MO

“God rest her soul. you will be sorely missed. Your legacy will live on forever. My most sincere condolences. ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Emma Barajas - Los Angeles, CA

“You will be missed Kate. Rest in Peace ”
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Yvonne Barton - Downers Grove, IL

“May your beautiful soul shine on forever. ”
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Marianne Randle - Sorrento, FL

“Rest In peace, dear one. ”
58 of 100+ | Posted by: C D - Palmdale, CA

“Kate ,it was such a pleasure opening your store and managing it in Michigan. Your vision taught me so much about branding and creativity with your...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda Dumouchelle - Seattle, WA

“I always loved her bags and clothes! She was so fun! When I found out she had been a Kappa Kappa Gamma I was excited because I am one too. I know it...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Joyce - Goodlettsville,, TN

“I have always enjoyed a style of colorful garments and accessories. Kate, you have caused me and so many women to feel bright, content, and motivated...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Anaika Rowe - Walnut, CA

“My heart breaks for you and your loved ones. I have never met you but I feel a connection to you and the pain you must have felt of dealing with life...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: H S - Augusta, GA

“It is with a saddened heart that I offer my deepest condolences over the death of your loved one. By sharing fond memories with others, you keep your...Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Grief can be very hard, but your special memories can help you to cope. May our Heavenly Father's love and peace comfort you. ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“It is with a truly saddened heart that I write and pray that the God of comfort be with you and your family during this time of sorrow. I know that...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“You brought smiles to many ladies...many homes... Your design...your creativity...and the simple joy you gave... will be missed... love your bags.....Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Charlene Ched - Manila

“My heart goes out to you and your family in this time of distress. Remember a pleasant time you spent with your loved one, and then thank God in...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“It is with saddened heart that I offer my deepest condolences. May you and your family find comfort in the precious memories you made, and joy in...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“It is with my deepest sympathy that I offer my condolences. Please know that I am praying with you and for you. May caring thoughts bring you and...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“You will be miss in fashion icon ”
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Lrsevine Lestildo - Trumbull, CT

“my thoughts and prayers for kates, daughter, husband. family, friends. colleagues and all who mourn for her absence in the natural...May God hold...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: deborah brown - east norriton, PA

“Ms. Spade was a talented lady, she will definitely be missed by people that knew her personally, and by thousands of people like myself that...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Gabby Livingston - SAN DIEGO, CA

“So sad to lose such a wonderfully, talented and kind individual. She's touched a lot of people. Thoughts and prayers to her family. Kate's legacy...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Kerry M. - CA

“Kate you are at peace now and you will never be forgotten. Your creations brought joy and happiness to many people. I ❤♠ ”
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Pam Osuna - Folsom, CA

“My sincere condolences to the Kate family and friends.In the loss of you dear one, may God provide comfort now and days ahead .Sincerely ~Rachel,Fl ”
75 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“A truly classy lady . . . an inspiration to so many . . . she will be missed :-( ”
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Laurie Donoris - Philadelphia, PA

“Rest Dear Kate in the peace you could not find in the land of the living. ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Geneva Pratt - South Ozone Park, NY

“Dear BeaI am truly sorry for your loss. Hoping you will find comfort knowing the disease took her life. You and your mom will always be in my prayers. ”
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Bridget Herod - West Seneca, NY

“I remember shopping and shopping for my first Kate Spade bag. I went to every boutique. It's not that I couldn't find one I liked. It was that I...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer - Mesa, AZ

“Very talented lady- god bless Kates family and her daughter- prayers to all that you will find comfortRIP to a wonderful amazing designer- and human...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Karin - NYC

“Still mourning the loss of Kate Spade. I did not know her personally but I knew her. Will miss that beautiful smile. Praying for your family and...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Patricia Compton - Richmond, TX

“You were/are an American icon. A treasure. Soooooo sad. ”
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Laney Levidow - Fort Myers, FL

“Precious Katy. With the heaviest heart, I send love and prayers to all of the Brosnahans and Spades. I have the sweetest memories of Katy, growing...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Beth Grady Miner - Seattle, WA

“RIH my Darling. I never got the chance to meet you in person however, it seems I knew you well. After receiving my first Kate Spade bag I just knew...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Kreshayla Ealy - Pontiac, MI

“RIP Kate Spade, may you have the peace that you needed. ”
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Irma Villagomez-Miranda - Pinole, CA

“RIP Kate Spade. I did not know you but your passing made me sad. I went home after work and pulled out my beautiful black Italian leather clutch I...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Colleen - NJ

“Prayers for your family, especially your little girl.I always loved your purses but never purchased one. I do have Glasses and a beautiful case.Kate...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Cindy Marnin-Borcherding - IA

Dearly Loved “You are finally at peace and though you are no longer here your good name lives on. Oh how I wish you might have found your way out of that heavy...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Cheryl Coleman - Decatur, AL

“MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY. LOVE ME SOME KATE IF I HAD THE MAGIC I WOULD BRING HER BACK. RIHEAVEN KATE! ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: TERESA HARDEN - HUNTSVILLE, AL

Love you Kate “I look at my beautiful watch much differently since you passed. I wish time would just rewind so you would be back with us.As I look at the beautiful...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Mollie Macarthy-Openshaw, Mood Swing Wines - CA

“"I feel like I knew you!" I loved your brand and am proud to be a fan of Kate Spade.... May God be with you. Until later, may you rest in peace. My...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“I have a Kate Spade watch that I will always treasure. Peace to you Kate and all your loved ones. JH, Spring, Texas ”
92 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Very sad that Kate Spade is no longer here, sharing her creativity and passion. I have my first Kate Spade bag that I purchased in 1998, as a young...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Jean Fetherston - Landenberg, PA

“May God's love peace and comfort be with your family& friends.I hope your daughter will be filled with abundant love.Great designer you were.Rip ”
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Faith Smith - buffalo ny, NY

“Coming from a person that has suffered depression since a child, and Bipolar since a teen, I understand the desperation to try and find an escape...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa Brooks - Dalton, GA


96 of 100+ | Posted by: Ann K. Hall - CA

“I have so many Kate Spade bags - too many to count. I have always loved your bags and the adorable messages that came with each of them. You brought...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: M.C. - CA

“I am deeply saddened by Kate's passing and would like to offer my heartfelt condolences to her family and friends and all who have been impacted by...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Stephanie Medley - Suitland, MD

“Praying for you family especially for your daughter Bea may she heal over this tragic loss. Kate Spade may RIP. ”
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Rhonda Needham - Jacksonville, FL

“To Kate my funny valentine you aren't in pain anymore I'm sorry you were sad I know the world will never be the same ♥♥♥♠ ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer Rose - Stockton, CA


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Kate passed away in June 2018.

Kate was a resident of New York, New York at the time of passing.

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