hope you and your loved ones are doing well. I say that because, as you
well know, our state and our country continue to face unprecedented
challenges. As a citizen of Arizona, I want to thank you for your
leadership regarding the COVID-19 crisis. This truly is a year that will
be recalled in future history books.
I mentioned previously, the reason I am writing is to express my
personal interest in enlightened, high-quality end-of-life care,
especially for those Arizonans who have been diagnosed with a terminal
illness. You may recall that 70 million Americans in nine
states and the District of Columbia already have access to Medical
Aid in Dying. Arizona has not passed such legislation yet, but we at
Arizona End-of-Life Options are optimistic that you and your colleagues
will be inclined to do so in the next legislative session.
the next few months I will be sending you
additional information about Medical Aid in Dying (MAID). For
your convenience, here is the LINK
to an amazing letter from a prominent local oncologist who talks
candidly about his terminal cancer diagnosis and his wholehearted
support for a Death with Dignity law in Arizona. It is well worth
Finally, I will be calling your office sometime in the next few weeks to
schedule a brief appointment and discuss the importance of the
bill we will be filing at the start of the new legislative session.
(your home address)