Best laid plans

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 21 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:965
  1. Petra M Boynton (, lecturer1
  1. 1 department of primary care and population sciences, University College London, London

    My grandmother, Nina Mary Hannaford, recently died after a long, productive, and inspirational life. A highly organised woman, she prepared for her death with detailed instructions for her funeral. She specified that she would prefer charitable donations rather than flowers, but that if flowers were to be sent these should be in bouquet form so they could easily be distributed to local care homes and hospices for others to enjoy.

    Many beautiful floral …

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