Colorado woman ends her life

Colorado woman ends her life

On Sunday, Kathy Myers took the medication that ended her life, surrounded by her husband and their daughter and the Hospice nurse, who asked to be there in case something went wrong, and to learn more about the process. “We held hands. She laid back on her pillow, and within about two minutes, her grip on my hand let up. “It was very quick … very gentle.” Kathy’s death is the first assisted-suicide we’ve heard of in Colorado since the law went into effect. It is possible that other families in Colorado have gone through this process privately