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Phyllis Shacter and End of Life Issues

WWlogo_2015by Kathryn Fentress

Phyllis Shacter and her husband , Alan, moved to Whatcom County from California ten and a half years ago. She is 68 years old and has worked as a teacher, business consultant, life coach and public speaker. She still does public speaking and life coaching. She has a TEDx Talk, ā€œNot Here by Choice,ā€ that addresses the topic of this interview. Her mission is to raise awareness and broaden the perspective of the choices people have leading up to and through the dying process. We are all going to die, and she believes that how we die is important. There can be a peace and grace and love around us if we do some planning in conjunction with medical people we trust.

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