Terri Schiavo’s Father, 71, Dies

August 31st, 2009 by

FLORIDA (CBS 3) ―Terri Schiavo’s father, who made
headlines in a right-to-die fight, has died.

Robert Schindler, 71, died from heart failure in Florida.

Terri Schiavo experience cardiac arrest in 1990, resulting in extensive brain damage, which left her in a vegetative state.

In 2005 a judge ruled in favor of Schiavo’s husband, who had her feed tube removed.

Schindler and his family are Montgomery County natives. His funeral will be held in Southampton on Friday.

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