Katie Couric honored late husband in speech at daughter’s wedding

Katie Couric shared an emotional remembrance of her late first husband, Jay Monahan, at their daughter Ellie Monahan’s wedding earlier this month.

The former TODAY co-anchor, 64, shared the full text of her moving speech on her personal website. In it, Couric thanked the many friends and family members who supported her as she raised Monahan, 29, and her younger sister, Carrie Monahan, 25.

After sharing joyous memories for several minutes, Couric devoted a special passage near the end of her speech to Jay Monahan, who died of colon cancer in 1998 at age 42.

“I wouldn’t be honest

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