Death of Susan Spencer-Wendel

June 4, 2014
West Palm Beach, Florida

Best-selling author dies at 47
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MATT SEDENSKY, The Associated Press

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Susan Spencer-Wendel, the writer whose best-selling book "Until I Say Goodbye" chronicled her fight to live joyfully as she battled Lou Gehrig's disease, died Wednesday at her Florida home, her husband John Wendel said. She was 47.

Spencer-Wendel was a well-regarded court reporter for The Palm Beach Post when she first noticed a change in her health in 2009. It would be two years before she was diagnosed, but by...

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