When Alison looks for a recipe in Casey's room and she ends up discovering Nancy's ring instead. Bob and Kim learn from John the reason why he is back in Oakdale and they ask him who he is here to treat. Casey asks Alison to marry him. John wonders why Reid never told Bob about him coming to town. Casey wants Alison to move to Carbondale with him after he applies to go to law school. Katie isn't happy that Reid didn't tell her about Chris' condition. Lisa and Kim think that Chris is going to announce his announcement to Katie and Bob leaves to pick up Nancy. Things don't look for Chris after John gets his results back. Casey and Alison decide not to tell everyone about their engagement until they have had the chance to talk to Nancy first. When Bob returns he announces that Nancy has passed away.