"Please let people know that Lyme disease can kill. My wife, Catherine, would have been 45 years old today. We just got back from visiting her grave. Sincerely, Peter Klapak"
Cathy Klapak died on June 22, 1999 in Seaford, New York at the age of 44. Her cause of death: anoxic encephalopathy due to/ as consequence of tertiary Lyme disease.