Jason Saltman

 

 

 

Age: 47

 

Summary: one-time optometrist who was recently suffering from increasing pain near the end of his one-year battle with terminal stomach cancer and became the first person in Vermont to request a prescription of lethal dose to hasten his own death under a new state law known as Patient Choice and Control at End of Life Law, which allows terminally ill patients with less than six months to live to hasten their deaths.

 

 

Cause of Death: Stomach cancer

 

Born: 1966?

 

Died: November 22, 2013

 

Location: Middlebury, Vermont