Ann Humphry's suicide and the note she left behind that spoke of cruelty, abandonment and deadly coercion by her husband Derek Humphry. A look at the thin line between mercy killing and murder. Hemlock Society founders.
Director of the International Anti-Euthanasia Task Force, Rita Marker tells the amazing story of her friendship with Ann Humphry, second wife of Derek Humphry and co-founder of the pro-euthanasia Hemlock Society. After being diagnosed with cancer, Ann Humphry found herself estranged from Derek and ostracized from the Hemlock Society. Deadly Compassion provides a rare glimpse inside the steely-cold soul of the pro-euthanasia movement. Paperback, 310 pages,