Richard Leskun says he was pressured repeatedly to put a do-not-resuscitate order on his wife Marilynn at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Then staff offered to euthanize her. (Contributed photos)

Hospital put ‘do not resuscitate’ order on elderly woman, then urged husband to euthanize her

By Terry O’Neill Richard Leskun remained at his wife Marilynn’s side nearly 24 hours a day after she was admitted to Abbotsford Regional Hospital, the result of a fall from her wheelchair.  Over the next several days Leskun found himself not only caring for his 71-year-old wife, but also fending off efforts by medical staff...

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