“I guess so, yes,” she replied. “It happened over a long period of sort of running down.
“He was not a young man, but he was an amazing man… It’s just the circumstances.”
Maureen went into detail about what happened, recalling being clad in PPE while next to his bedside.
She continued: “You can’t express what it’s like not to be able to touch somebody when you’re in this [protective gear], and he’s in that, and then there’s a screen, and you can see them disintegrating in life, and you can’t do anything.