Pat Tillman’s Heartbreaking Final Letter To His Wife Sealed with instructions that it not be opened until after his death. Gavon Laessig BuzzFeed News Reporter View this image › Via nypost.com Marie Tillman published these two passages from the posthumous letter — opened the night she found out her husband was killed while serving in Afghanistan — in her new book, The Letter: My Journey Through Love, Loss, & Life. Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com! More ▾ Facebook Conversations Can your pet compete? Find out now. Get BuzzFeed's Cute or Not app! Get the App!