June 18, 2018
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Husband remembers wife who died of flesh eating bacteria

By Linda Coan O'Kresik, Special to the BDN

Matt Nichols holds his two-week-old baby, Ruby Ann, in his Bangor home. Nichols wife, Heather, passed away on August 8, 2013 at Eastern Maine Medical Center from necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh eating bacteria, that she contracted from an episiotomy during child birth.

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