The Birth of Pegasos - The Professor David Goodall Story
At 104 years of age, Professor David Goodall was Exit International’s oldest member. He died on 10 May 2018 at Basel in Switzerland. In many ways, David Goodall was an unlikely activist. This short summary of the weeks leading up to his death provides a behind-the-scenes look at how this elderly English-Australian man grabbed world attention through his decision to die in Switzerland.
With an Exit membership number of 1848, David Goodall had been a member of Exit for almost 20 years. A regular attendee at Exit meetings, he would often arrive late and leave early. As one who relied on public transport, he had to fit in. Forever quiet during workshops, David would often seek a private
Dr Philip Nitschke & Professor David Goodall, Basel, 10 May 2018