Oct. 2, 2018, one day before his 75th birthday, my husband, my best friend and the father of our three daughters died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was many things to many people, and the amount of public service he packed into his busy life was simply amazing. But I will let other people […]
On the day that he was to return to his Twisp River home for the last time, Don Reddington instead died peacefully in a hospital room surrounded by family members.
His wife, Ginger, is convinced that’s how Don wanted it.
“Deep down, he made a plan … it was one of the last things he could decide, and I’m really happy for him,” Ginger said in an interview last week, a few days after Don’s death on the morning of Oct. 2. “We’re joyous for his departing because he was not happy in his situation.”
Don Reddington, whose courageous public efforts to bring more attention to Alzheimer’s disease were chronicled in the “Living With Alzheimer’s” publication in 2016, died on Tuesday morning (Oct. 2), his wife, Ginger said. “Don passed away peacefully at 10:08 a.m. today at Central Washington Hospital. His family was at his side,” Ginger said in an […]
Alzheimer’s disease awareness advocate waits for placement in VA contract facility By Don Nelson The difficult days that Don Reddington and his family knew were coming are here. Reddington — whose courageous public efforts to bring more attention to Alzheimer’s disease were chronicled in the “Living With Alzheimer’s” publication in 2016 — is waiting for an opening in a […]