Suicide Pacts: Some Say Ultimate Act of Love

Mary Witte knew it was coming eventually, but it was still a shock to find her parents' bodies in their garage surrounded by helium tanks, tubes and plastic garbage bags. For more than a decade, Dr. Daniel and Katherine Gute of Milwaukee, both approaching 80, had been planning their deaths, should one or both of them be forced to live in a nursing home or need extraordinary medical care. Katherine "Kittie" Gute suffered from the painful condition polymyalgia rheumatica (PHR) and dementia and...Full Story
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