No tears, no prayers.

Author:Pedigo, Jack
Position:Letters - Letter to the editor

The death with dignity item in Brian Bolton's "Fundamentalism on Trial" (M/A) caught my attention. Recently, my life partner, AHA member Parvin Baharloo, died of a brain tumor. Fortunately, the tumor only affected her speech and reading ability, and she was cognizant and pain free the whole time. Luckily too, our state permits death with dignity. As soon as Parvin was diagnosed she requested the DWD option. She sent a message: "no tears no prayers," and most complied. Of course we heard the usual "don't play a...

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