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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #11)

Mon Jun 3, 2013, 03:38 PM

17. Wish I had a better answer for you,

but I didn't even KNOW he had 'developed' throat cancer; he didn't tell me, even tho his MD had apparently suggested hospice recently. The same MD supported inserting p.e.g. Doc told medical examiner that doc had 'expected his death, even while encouraging and helping with the p.e.g.

2/3 of his tongue had been removed 16 years ago, had radiation, and 'lived' with consequences re: saliva + speech + teeth since then.

I don't know what was actual/immediate cause of death, but I found him in living room rocking chair 24? hours after I had expected to hear from him. (We've been separated about 8 years, but getting along better recently, so I don't know everything about his whereabouts.)

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