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Cate Edwards, daughter of John and the late Elizabeth Edwards, is engaged, People reports.

Elizabeth Edwards dies at 61 from cancer

Cate, 28, got engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Trevor Upham, over Thanksgiving weekend after spending the holiday at the family's Chapel Hill, N.C., home.

Days later, Elizabeth ceased treatment of her breast cancer when she learned further treatment would be futile. She died Tuesday at age 61 after a six-year battle with the disease.

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Cate, an attorney, is expected to deliver a eulogy at her mother's funeral Saturday in Raleigh. Upham, a physician, will serve as a pallbearer.