Death of Dr. Sherwin Nuland

December 8, 1930 - March 3, 2014
Hamden, Connecticut | Age 83

'How We Die' author Nuland dies at age 83
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HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Dr. Sherwin Nuland, a medical ethicist who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called "How We Die," has died at age 83.

He died of prostate cancer on Monday at his home in Hamden, said his daughter Amelia Nuland, who recalled how he told her he wasn't ready for death because he loved life.

"He told me, 'I'm not scared of dying, but I've built such a beautiful life, and I'm not ready to leave it,'" she...

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