http://www.tampabay.com/news/dying-man-pickets-spirit-airlines-over-refund-policy/1226671 This is disgraceful. I understand they have a policy and they do it to keep fares low, but how about using a little common sense and having some compassion. I'm Mr. Meekins would much rather take the trip he planned on taking to see his daughter. The idiots at Spirit should use discretion and common sense and understand that this is an extraordinary circumstance. I really hope that they find themselves in a situation where someone could use a little discretion and give them a break, but instead sticks hard and fast to the letter of the law.