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Right-to-die backers say California helps fight elsewhere

SAN DIEGO (AP) - It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example. Gov.
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Death notice: Myrtle Snyder

Myrtle Clyde Snyder passed away Nov. 22, 2014. She was 81.Myrtle was a lifelong educator and advocate for people with disabilities. Her commitment, passion and the respect for her expertise in special education earned her a position...
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Disability rights advocate Don Brandon dies at 60

...of Washington Medical Center with family at his side. He was 60.Those close to Brandon knew him as an advocate for people with disabilities. Bound to a wheelchair himself after a car accident in his youth, Brandon was known to strap himself...
Business Profile: Chelsea Martin

...the most popular colors. In addition to her crochet work, Martin, who has a disability, serves as an advocate for people with disabilities within the Juneau community, and works in the state Division of Governmental Coordination. Family: Martin...
Railroad service opens doors to Chugach trails

Whistle stop railroad service is now up and running in Chugach National Forest, part of a multi-million dollar effort to make Alaska's great outdoors more accessible to everyone.
Cheryl B. Hull

Juneau resident Cheryl B. Hull, 59, died May 27, 2005, in Juneau.
B. Sue Roth

...the 1980s, she obtained employment with the state as a vocational rehabilitation counselor. She was an advocate for people with disabilities. She was selected as the recipient of the prestigious Circle of Excellence Award. Most recently, she...


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