This Couple Put Their Wedding Together In 24 Hours So The Bride’s Sick Mom Could See Them Get Married

“I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day.” Update: Shortly after the wedding, Mary Quinn, the mother of the bride, died.

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Updated — Feb. 3, 3 p.m. ET

Aly and Anthony Femia met as students at Manhattanville College in New York and have been together ever since.

Aly Femia

Before attending Manhattanville, Aly graduated from Greenwich High School with me in 2008.

They celebrated their engagement with friends and family and were originally supposed to get married in September 2015.

Aly Femia

The couple wanted to wait until Aly finished graduate school and Anthony recovered from shoulder surgery.

Aly's mother, Mary Quinn, died Monday morning.