Preparing for a Happier Ending: How laughter helped one mother create meaningful memories with her dying daughter

Posted on 11/30/2021

In a culture which tends to deny that death is a natural part of life, the importance of candid communication about our final stages of life hit home personally when Lynn Sherwood’s daughter was diagnosed with, and died from, extensive lung cancer – at just 25 years old. By planning for death while living her best life, Lynn’s daughter, Lauren, designed her dying so she could get more of what she wanted before she died, and, in turn, helped remove the burdens of decision-making and regrets for her family. Read Lynn’s story here.