Caught pneumonia after bladder surgery
In November of 1995 my father went into the hospital for surgery on his bladder. Because someone carelessly didn’t wash properly between patients in intensive care, my father got an antibiotic resistant pneumonia which killed him in the hospital just two months before the birth of my first child, his first grandchild. My father helped my mother care for my brother who has Down Syndrome. My mother was then left to care for him alone until she passed away.