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European Division of WFRtDS

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Awards

Marilynne Seguin Award (a bequest from Marilynne Seguin) 

For the person who has achieved much in her/his country for their national right-to-die movement.

2004   Beatriz Gomez, Colombia
2006   Evelyn Martens, Canada
2008   Marthy Putz, Luxemburg
2010   Debby Purdy, UK
2012   Russel Ogden, Canada
2014   Véronique Hivon, Canada
2016   Faye Girsh, USA

 

SABA Medal provided by Japanese JSDD; ended 2004)

For the individual (or organization) who (which) has been a major international influence benefiting the global right-to-die movement.

1996   Marshall Perron, Australia
1998   Sydney Rossoff, USA
2000   Derek Humphry, USA
2002   NVVE, Netherlands
2004   JSDD, Japan

 

Tenrei Ohta Award (provided by Japanese JSDD, as continuation of SABA medal)

For the individual (or organization) who (which) has been a major international influence benefiting the global right-to-die movement.

2006   Richard MacDonald, USA
2008   Wim Distelmans, Jacqueline Herremans and Raymond Mathys, Belgium
2010   Alejandro Amenabar, Spain
2012   Ludwig Minelli, Switzerland
2014   Michael Irwin, UK

Tenrei Ohta Award no longer presented.

 

Health Professional Award (provided by Michael Irwin)

For the healthcare professional who has set a helpful precedent for the international right-to-die movement.

2006    Piet Admiraal, Netherlands
2008    Jerome Sobel, Switzerland
2010    Libby Wilson, Scotland
2012    Franco Cavalli, Switzerland
2014    Rodney Syme, Australia
2016    James Downar, Canada

 

2014   WFRtDS Lifetime Achievement Award

For contributing so much, so long, so tirelessly, and so courageously to our right to a peaceful death 

Derek Humphry