Alex North Memorial Awards: The Worst of DAYS: It's out with the old -- and the bad -- as we take one last look back at all the things that stink, stank, and stunk on Days of our Lives 2016. (father; deceased) Jennifer Horton (mother) Jack Deveraux Jr.
She desperately needed a bone marrow transplant, and because of Jack's Hodgkin's he was not able to donate to her, but luckily her mother's friend and co-worker Austin Reed was a perfect match.
Abby was barely out of the woods when Jack, who discovered he was responsible for her anemia, took off.
A few years later, Abby and her mother were living in Ireland, but returned home after encountering her honorary uncle Bo Brady there.
Abby was thrilled when Jack followed not long after that, and began hoping that her parents would find their way back to each other, despite her mother's relationship with Brandon Walker and Colin Murphy.
Abigail was furious with her father for leaving them without saying anything, being out of touch for a year, and then suddenly reappearing.