Fran Cole of San Jose treasures a photo of her and her mother taken before her mother was equipped with a feeding tube. Cole’s mother suffered from
Fran Cole of San Jose treasures a photo of her and her mother taken before her mother was equipped with a feeding tube. Cole's mother suffered from Parkinson's disease and had lost her ability to swallow. When she grew unresponsive four years later, family members decided to remove the tube. (Dai Sugano/Staff) (Dai Sugano)