You a nice lady
MBM, thanks for sharing, death is such a difficult thing to deal with.
Earth263, don't feel like you must say something to MAKE your friend feel better. Hold her hand, give her hugs, let her cry on your shoulder, give her privacy when she wants it, check in on her, whatever you say it does not have to be a lot of words, just be there for her and don't feel awkard because of the silence, you also express your sympathy with silence, don't feel you must make something happen. Your presence and modest observance will be appreciated.