November 9, 2010
by Kit

By Caitlin McNamara

“Until the week she was prescribed super-powered antibiotics by her dentist to combat a minor abscess, Peggy Lillis was a happy, healthy kindergarten teacher at Brooklyn’s P.S. 198. In the days following, she became ill with stomach bug-like symptoms.

Within a handful of days, she died.

As her grown sons Christian and Liam struggled through the pain of losing their mother, they, along with her friends and colleagues, began to question what had gone so quickly and horribly wrong.

‘We were devastated. We were shocked and angry,’ says Christian, who lives in Park Slope. ‘Everyone struggles for answers, especially when [someone] dies young.'”

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