This was a real-life experience for one family at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta.
One just needs the terminal diagnosis — sometimes mistaken — to qualify for the lethal pills.
Studies from Oregon and Canada show that the request to die is overwhelmingly caused by such anguish.
Rather, existential anguish drives people to seek doctor-administered or prescribed termination.
The question I am often asked is, “Why?” Why force a doctor to participate in killing?