The Detroit News
January 16, 2012
Every one of us who visits the doctor or goes to the hospital has donors who donated their bodies to thank.
Ruth Copeland was 87 but kept an active lifestyle. She played bridge three days a week, met friends for lunch, traveled the world and rarely stayed at home.
When the former Detroit City Hall employee died unexpectedly in October, her family was devastated but remembered one last adventure she wanted: to give her body to science.
Copeland’s remains were bequeathed to the University of Michigan, home to one of the state’s medical schools that accepts body donations to train future doctors and further research.
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