In his favourite suit and listening to Sinatra: Last moments of man who ended ... trends now
A family man secretly travelled to an assisted dying clinic in Switzerland, and listened to Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' as he passed away.
Dan Tuckley spent over £20,000 to end his life on his own terms at a euthanasia clinic outside Basel, after receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis last August.
The 46-year-old spent one of his final evenings enjoying a luxurious meal - though he was unable to eat - with his family, who said he should have been allowed to die in his own country.
Two days later he put on his favourite suit he administered a lethal dose as Frank Sinatra's My Way played in the background, The Mirror reported.
Euthanasia is illegal in the UK and is punishable by up to 14 years' jail. On Tuesday an inquiry into assisted dying will open in Parliament.
Dan Tuckley (Pictured with his sister Kate the day before he died) travelled to Switzerland with his wife and siblings to end his life at an assisted dying clinic - where he played Frank Sinatra's My Way as he died
Dan Tuckley spent over £20,000 to end his life on his own terms at Pegasos (pictured), outside Basel, after receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis last August
The office manager was diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer – Renal Medullary Carcinoma - last August.
The cancer spread so quickly and his life expectancy dropped from one year to weeks.
Having witnessed his own father die in a 'vegetative state, unable to speak', Dan was adamant about going out on his own term.
He chose assisted dying after becoming unable to eat or drink without vomiting.
His sister Kate told The Mirror: 'It would mean that he would