I'm so sorry, uscfanhere
It's never an easy decision but when you have to make it so quickly with little time to prepare, it's even more difficult.
Sounds like you did the right thing for your Buddy.
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."