State: Illinois

david bierman

David Bierman

David shared his story in October of 2023. There were two times that my wife clearly expressed, “I’m ready to go. I’ve had enough. I want to go.” She shared [...]
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Lee Corrina Cano

Lee shared her story in April of 2024. My father, Bernie, always had a sweet tooth. After being diagnosed with diabetes in his forties, he reluctantly had to change his [...]
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Jim Kelly and His Husband Bruce

Jim Kelly

Jim shared his story in October of 2023. In 1991, my father was placed in a nursing home because of rapidly failing health caused by prostate cancer treatments. He had [...]
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Ellen Tanner, Mary Tanner and Ashley Baugh

Ron Tanner was a singer, small business developer and community volunteer who moved from Illinois to Colorado in 2022 to access the state’s medical aid-in-dying law and end his suffering [...]
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Suzy Flack

Suzy shared her story in August of 2023. On my son’s first birthday since his passing, I didn’t want to just sit around and mourn. Before Andrew died, one of [...]
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Illinois Bill Summary

Illinois Bill Summary Illinois End-of-Life Options for Terminally Ill Patients Act SB 3499 The Legislation Allowsa terminally ill, mentally capable adult with a prognosis of six months or less to [...]
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History of Our Work in Illinois

History of Our Work in Illinois Illinois is working with a statewide coalition, the Illinois End of Life Options Coalition, in partnership with the ACLU of Illinois and Final Options [...]
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