Musician goes fundraising to end her own lifemain
Elizabeth Fischer, 68, a prominent performer among Vancouver’s avant-garde, went crowd-funding when she was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.
With the money raised, she took an Iceland vacation with two friends before flying to Zurich to end it all at Dignitas.
Full story and interview here.
It calls to mind the sad decision six years ago of the British conductor Edward Downes and his wife, Joan, to end their lives at the Swiss mortuary.