A woman who watched her mother "choke on her own saliva" and die after five days of pain is one of hundreds across the Murray electorate pushing for new medically assisted dying laws.
Wentworth resident Harlee Travers, watched her own mother and grandfather suffer at the end of their lives without any option to let them go with peace.
Data published by Dying with Dignity NSW shows there is overwhelming support for assisted dying laws across the electorate.
Across the electorate 80 per cent of respondents believe terminally ill patients should be able to end their own lives with medical assistance.
"I am broken at having watched her die in such an undignified manner."Harlee Travers
In an email sent to Member for Murray Helen Dalton, Miss Travers pleas for assisted dying laws to be brought in across NSW, so that no one has to experience the pain her family did.
Miss Travers was unable to help as her mother spent five days in excruciating pain after a liver failure before she finally passed away. She was just 21 at the time.
"I was too young to see death take it's toll on those I loved... I will never stop reliving the night my mother choked on her own saliva... I will never stop hearing that unsettling death rattle," Miss Travers wrote.
"I am broken at having watched her die in such an undignified manner."
After a four year battle with bowel cancer, Miss Travers' grandfather passed away with no family by his side.
Miss Travers says assisted dying laws could have ensure he died while surrounded by family and friends, rather than alone and in pain.
"There are never enough I love you's, and there is never, ever enough time. But with assisted dying laws, they can choose when, where and how they wish to spend the remainder of their lives with those they love."
Across the state, only 11 per cent of respondents to the 2019 ABC Vote Compass survey said they were against the concept of voluntary assisted dying.
Vice-president of Dying with Dignity NSW Shayne Higson said that while the support for the cause is heartening, the important thing is to communicate that support to parliament.
"No other social issue has this level of support...Our aim is not to convince every individual, because this is about choice and having that choice in the final moments... it's to let the members of parliament know their specific figure," she said.
New assisted dying legislation is expected to be considered in the NSW Parliament when they're introduced by Sydney MP Alex Greenwich later this year.
Western Australia, Victoria, and Tasmania have already passed laws for voluntary assisted dying.
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