On Saturday, Kristin Cavallari shared an emotional tribute commemorating the two-year anniversary of losing her brother

By Maria Pasquini
November 26, 2017 11:49 AM
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A painful reminder.

On Saturday, Kristin Cavallari shared an emotional tribute commemorating the two-year anniversary of her brother Michael Cavallari’s death.

“This past week has been hard — it’s the 2nd anniversary of losing my brother and even though the date we go with is the 27th, for me it will always be the Saturday after Thanksgiving (we will never truly know the exact date even though we have a pretty good idea),” she wrote alongside a black-and-white picture of the siblings as children.

“We lost him completely unexpectedly and it’s been a rough road for me and my family. I’ve had some incredible signs from him though — which give me a lot of peace — including one today,” she continued, adding a candle emoji.

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Said Kristin, 30, “We love and miss you everyday Mikey.”

On Dec. 10, 2015, Michael was found dead in Utah at around 10:30 a.m., three miles from his abandoned car and after an extensive search in the desert outside of Green River.

After learning about his death, Kristin wrote that “My heart is in a million pieces. Mikey, I could always count on you to make me laugh. You had such a good heart and will be forever missed. I’m at a loss for words but I know u are in a better place and finally at peace. I love u so much RIP.”

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The Grand County Sheriff’s Office later ruled Michael’s death as hypothermia. “The Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the death as accidental with the cause of death, hypothermia from exposure to cold environmental temperatures,” the sheriff’s office said.