Judy Dexter was a beloved wife, mother and friend, who lost her life to a recurrent C. diff infection in May 2013. In her memory, Judy’s husband, Chuck, and their children Rich, Scott, Mike and Kirsten, decided to start an annual picnic and corn hole tournament in the area of Maryland where the family resides. Since the Dexters first shared Judy’s sad story with us last summer, it’s been clear that they were devoted to their mother and determined that her legacy would be greater awareness of the disease that took her life.
June 12, 2014
June 2, 2014
By Christian John Lillis Anyone who has lost a loved one has experienced the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Following my mother’s death from one such infection, Clostridium difficile, or C. diff., in April 2010, I went through the stages also. In making the shift …