NY Daily News 4/25/17: Dying 9/11 Officer Supports Assisted Suicide Bill

9/11 hero who died of cancer wanted New York State lawmakers to legalize assisted suicide

ALBANY — A 9/11 hero’s dying wish is that others don’t suffer the same agonizing death he did.

Jay Kallio — a trained paramedic who volunteered at Ground Zero — spent the weeks before his death making videos urging state legislators to legalize physician assisted suicide.

Saying he was terrified of dying in excruciating pain, Kallio in one video pleaded, “I would ask you, look into your heart and try to see we who need your mercy now to save us from a horrifying death. Thank you.”

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