‘My mother lived for six years on a ventilator’

A wonderful piece with much contemporary relevance written by my sister, Cheryl Sucher, for Forward.com

Phil & Fay Sucher, Lubeck Germany 1947

A few days ago, I texted a much beloved colleague to hear how her father was faring; he had been stricken by Covid-19 a few weeks before and had been intubated and placed into a medically-induced coma. An ebullient, vivacious whirlwind, she had recently become engaged to her…