Geoffrey Turner (right) with his son-in-law, Robert Huiest, and grandson, Alexander, in 2009. Turner wrote his own obituary four days before dying of lung cancer. Photo: Courtesy of Sarah Huiest

‘I was an idiot.’ Smoker writes own obituary before dying. It goes viral, warning others of the dangers

  • Geoffrey Turner, 66, smoked throughout his life but never had serious health problems – until he got a case of bronchitis that would not go away
  • In his self-written obituary he wrote that the pain and suffering the illness caused his family was not worth the “satisfaction” smoking brought him.
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Geoffrey Turner (right) with his son-in-law, Robert Huiest, and grandson, Alexander, in 2009. Turner wrote his own obituary four days before dying of lung cancer. Photo: Courtesy of Sarah Huiest
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