Debbie Purdy


Age: 51

Summary: British music journalist and political activist with primary progressive multiple sclerosis who was notable for her challenge to the law in England and Wales as relates to assisted suicide before it was announced in September of 2009 that guidelines on assisted suicide law would be published by the UK Government.

Cause of Death: Starvation

Born: May 4, 1963

Died: December 23, 2014

Bradford, West Yorkshire, England