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Fu Da-ren

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Fu in November 2017

Fu Da-ren (Chinese: 傅達仁; 3 April 1933 – 7 June 2018) was a Taiwanese television presenter, sports author and activist. He received a Golden Bell Award in 1980.[1]

In later life, Fu was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and actively supported euthanasia.[2] He decided not be euthanized and received a visit from Tsai Ing-wen upon his return to Taiwan.[3] Fu underwent euthanasia on 7 June 2018 in Switzerland, aged 85.[4]

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  1. Hsu, Chloe; Hsu, Elizabeth (21 August 2015). "Lee Teng-hui's benefits as ex-president may be stripped". Central News Agency. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  2. "Ex-sports commentator advocates for euthanasia". China Post. 8 December 2016. Archived from the original on 28 March 2020. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  3. Shih, Hsiu-chuan (20 November 2017). "President Tsai meets with Fu Da-ren". China Post. Archived from the original on 2 June 2023. Retrieved 7 June 2018.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  4. Lee, Chin-wei; Chang, S.C. (7 June 2018). "Former sports anchor Fu Da-ren ends life by assisted suicide". Central News Agency. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 7 June 2018.