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Talking to Allen
August 23rd, 2012 @ 2:42 pm

Dr. Allen Cusack of Cusack Mortuary wrote me to say: Good Evening, I am writing to inform you that I have spoken with the pathologist who will perform the actual autopsy Saturday (08/25). Just wanted to touch base with you that we were in touch and also to share that I spoke with your sister […]

August 23rd, 2012 @ 1:41 pm

I posted mom’s “official” obituary today. My little sister wrote it and submitted it to the Daytona Beach News-Journal (to <>) this afternoon. Link to Obituary Until just a few minutes ago, I had completely forgotten that mom worked for the News-Journal at one time. She was a copy editor there, if I recall correctly. […]

Magic Kingdom
August 22nd, 2012 @ 1:24 pm

My wife is a saint 2 put up with our son & me crying & laughing our way thru the Magic Kingdom on his 2nd bday, 10 days after my mom died. — David Vincent Gagne (@davidgagne) August 22, 2012

Detective Whittier Makes Contact
August 22nd, 2012 @ 7:02 am

I received a voice mail from Detective Whittier of the Deland Police Department while I was in the middle of a call with Dr. Wolf. After not talking to him for a week, even though I called him four times, he left me the following message: “Hi, Mr. Gagne. This is Detective Whittier with the […]

Still No Word
August 21st, 2012 @ 12:29 pm

At about noon on August 21st, 2012, a week and a half after my mother died, attorney Steve Phillips sent me this text message: Dr wolf should be calling u now. She said she left MSG for u last night. Let me know if u don’t hear from her in the next hr. I replied […]

Looking for an Update
August 21st, 2012 @ 9:02 am

I called Detective Whittier of the Deland Police Department just after noon EDT today. I haven’t had any communication with him since last Wednesday, the day before he said he was going to visit Woodland Terrace in an attempt to speak with Dr. Peele in person. I’ve called just about every day since then and […]

Still No Update from DPD
August 20th, 2012 @ 12:55 pm

I called Detective Whittier of the Deland Police Department looking for an update on his investigation. He didn’t answer so I left him a voice mail message.

Waiting for a Call
August 20th, 2012 @ 10:40 am

At about 1:40 PM EDT on August 20, 2012, eight days after mom died, I received a text message from attorney Steve Phillips. He wrote:   Dr. Wolf will be calling you directly to set up the autopsy. Pls let me know when u hear from her.   I replied immediately with:   I will. […]

Risperidone 0.5MG
August 20th, 2012 @ 9:23 am

About a week after she died, I contacted the corporate office of the pharmaceutical company which supplied drugs to Woodland Terrace, the assisted living facility where mom had been placed. I received an email from them three days later, which included a copy of mom’s (partial) pharmacy bill for August. It detailed that she was […]

One Week
August 19th, 2012 @ 9:47 pm

Today was the one week anniversary of the death of my mother. A couple of my friends called me and left me voice mail messages. I went on a seven mile run in the rain. I can’t believe I’ll never talk to my mom again. I’ll never get to hug my mom again. I’ll never […]