X-Message-Number: 23992
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 02:19:42 -0700
Subject: Re: CryoNet #23984 - #23991
From: Kennita Watson <>

On Sun, 25 Apr 2004 20:18:12 US/Eastern,  wrote:

>      An elderly CI Member who died of coronary artery disease at the
> end of March was cremated by a cousin who had signed a
> Consent/Release form for cryonic suspension. Because the
> Member was cremated rather than cryopreserved, the cousin
> will inherit the money that would have gone for cryopreservation.
> More details can be found in the upcoming issue of THE IMMORTALIST.
Can you sue?  Whether you can or not, is there something that
can be written into cryonics arrangements to make sure that
greedy a**holes like this don't see a dime?

I would love to see a wrongful death lawsuit brought against
this guy.  Even if we lost, it would bring the issue into the
public eye and get people thinking about the arguments.


Live long and prosper,
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery;
none but ourselves can free our minds.
           -- Bob Marley, "Redemption Song"

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