Tuned In learned the family made the painful decision to remove Colagrossi from life support Friday morning. She was 49.
She worked the early shift on Eyewitness News This Morning to spend more time with her boys, ages 11 and 15.
Colagrossi joined Channel 7 in September 2001, freelancing just days after the 9/11 attacks.
One good friend and local broadcaster describes Colagrossi as “kind, generous, and a women’s woman in a business that is tough for women to be together.”
Perhaps shocked, the station did not air a tribute Friday. Many colleagues, however, turned to Twitter and Facebook to grieve.