Memorial for scientist who took his own life


A public memorial will be held in Perth for Australia’s oldest scientist David Goodall, who died in Switzerland from assisted suicide aged 104.

  • WAtoday

Professor Goodall took his own life on May 10 at a clinic near Basel after spending his last days patiently and openly explaining his decision to a huge media throng from around the world.

Guto 1aHe did not have a terminal illness but said his quality of life had deteriorated.

“Even up to, say, the age of 90 I was enjoying life. But not now,” Prof Goodall told the ABC before he left Australia.

Philip Nitschke, founder of pro…

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