Author: Kyria d'Oreyn
When Hurin, Rand and Loial find themselves in a mirror world, Hurin, fearing that they will never return to the real world, panics and says Melia will not stop grieving if she has no body to bury properly.
(Reference: The Great Hunt, Chapter 13)
"I can't leave her not knowing. You'll get us back. And if I die, if you can't take her my body, you'll let her know, so she has that, at least." (Hurin to Rand about his wife; The Great Hunt, Chapter 13)