In 2013, Betsy Davis, a painter and performance artist, was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) which is incurable and affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Betsy has been losing all control of her body as it gradually shut down. So in July 2016, she decided to take matters into her own hands by inviting 30 of her closest friends and family to a weekend party as a joyous way to say goodbye before ending her life with a lethal dose of drugs prescribed by her doctor. Click through to find more information about the most beautiful death anyone could wish for.1. No crying in front of her was the first firm rule of Betsy's party.
The invitation to the two-day party read, "These circumstances are unlike any party you have attended before, requiring emotional stamina, centeredness, and openness."
Yes, this weekend party was all about fun and laughter, but would end in Betsy's suicide.