Orange County Takes Responsibility for Dead Body Mix-Up

Orange County officials are accepting they are “financially and legally responsible” for the Sheriff-Coroner’s misidentification of a dead body that resulted in a family unknowingly holding a funeral for a stranger.

Don’t Let Edie’s Death From Valley Fever Be In Vain, Her Sister Pleads

Edie Preller had been an in-home health care worker, taking care of other people who were ill. Then, in her 50s, she ended up in a losing battle for her own life, spending her last three years in and out of a hospital. Awareness campaigns could help prevent misdiagnosis.