Betsy Davis took her own life about a month after a California law took effect that declared that she had a right to. She had ALS, and so she gathered her friends for a two-day party that ended with her under a hillside canopy, saying goodbye to the friends who showed up.
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About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.