Cancer patient dies days after Rob Lowe sends her message

A cancer patient from Austin has died just days after her all-time favorite actor Rob Lowe fulfilled her dying wish in a heartfelt video.

Alexandra Charpentier, a mother-of-two, had been battling lung cancer for the past year before she died in hospice care on July 29.

Just a few days before, Lowe surprised the 48-year-old with a video message, sending her his love and prayers. 

The brave single mother and marathon runner watched on in delight from her hospice room as Rob deemed her a 'fighter' and that he was 'sending prayers her way.'

'You are a fighter': Rob Lowe, 53, sent a fan battling cancer a heartfelt message - making her lifelong wish come true 

ob Lowe, 53, sent fan Alexandra Charpentier, who was battling cancer a heartfelt message, days before she died

'You are a fighter': Rob Lowe, 53, sent fan Alexandra Charpentier, who was battling cancer a heartfelt message, days before she died

After news of her death, Lowe tweeted he was 'blessed and inspired to know her. Even for a short time'

After news of her death, Lowe tweeted he was 'blessed and inspired to know her. Even for a short time'

A smiling Rob, 53, told Alex - who has followed his career from his teen idol days: 'Word has gotten back to me that you are a long time supporter of mine. 

'I cannot tell you what that means to me, that people like what I do and pay attention to what i do. Particularly people who have been as enthusiastic as you.'

'I've seen some of your postings and I want to thank you. I want to say God bless and I'm sending prayers to you. I'm thinking of you. I know you are in a really tough fight. 

'You're a fighter. I want to pat you on the back for that and hopefully give you some inspiration,' he continued before quipping: 'I got more stuff I'm doing and you got to be around to see it!

Heartbreaking: The brave single mother, who was diagnosed with cancer last year, was in hospital when she got the message from Lowe

Heartbreaking: The brave single mother, who was diagnosed with cancer last year, was in hospital when she got the message from Lowe

'I went from drooling over you to respecting you': In another video, Alex was seen watching the movie and gave her own sweet message back to her idol

'I went from drooling over you to

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