This is so sad.
“I’m now 76 years old. I may not live long enough to see Dragon Quest VI unless someone takes action soon.” - Edith Jeter, Puyallup, WA, as Quoted in March 1996's Nintendo Power Magazine.
In the end, she was right. Edith Jeter passed away on Jan. 3, 42 days before the game's Feburary 14th, 2011 re-release date.