A sad update to a story we first brought you in December regarding an elderly Rockford woman who fought for her right to remain in the hospital.
We've learned 86-year-old Dolores Bedin passed away this morning. She had been fighting pancreatic cancer. We first introduced you to Dolores when Northwestern Memorial Hospital tried to get her daughter Janet's Power of Attorney revoked so it could kick Dolores out of the hospital.
She had been there two months and felt too sick to leave. Janet blames Northwestern for sharing her mom's cat scan results five months late and feels more could have been done to slow down the cancer. Dolores grew increasingly ill over the last eight months. But her daughter says her mind remained sharp and will always be remembered as the "Italian Crocodile."
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