Diem Brown didn't have a bucket list. She never used the words "death" or "dying." And when, on the eve of her death on Nov. 14, doctors finally moved her into hospice care, her friends told her she had been "upgraded" to a nicer room because they knew how much she'd have loathed knowing otherwise.
"Every day she spent in the hospital, she wanted to know when she was going to go home and what she needed to do to make that happen," her sister Megan tells PEOPLE in this week's issue. "The day before she passed, she told the nurse, 'Hey listen, I'm just gonna go home and get cleaned up real quick...
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