BROOKE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BROOKE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Year after husband’s death, Utah ethicist reflects on her journey through grief http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247707-78/hopkins-battin-brooke-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247707-78/hopkins-battin-brooke-says.html.csp">Year after husband’s death, Utah ethicist reflects on her journey through grief</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T10:23:35.323-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Peggy Battin knows all about dying. As a nationally recognized ethicist at the University of Utah, she has spent decades analyzing every element of knotty end-of-life issues. But a year ago, Battin confronted a new kind of knowing — the personal kind — and quickly discovered the two forms of knowledge are not the same. On July 31, 2013, Battin’s husband, 71-year-old Brooke Hopkins, died from injuries he suffered in a November 2008 bicycle accident, which had severed his spinal cord. For 4½ yea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247707@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:23:35 MDT