Man Reportedly Dies of Heart Attack While Scattering Wife’s Ashes

An 88-year-old man reportedly died of a heart attack as he was scattering his wife’s ashes across a lake in Indiana.

Ralph Miyata fell into Pine Lake in LaPorte County. His cause of death was ruled a heart attack. A retired doctor, who had been friends with Miyata for 30 years, said that he helped Miyata get off a boat and onto the dock before turning away. He heard a splash of water as the 88-year-old fell off the dock.

Miyata’s wife died in April and Miyata had wanted to leave his wife’s remains at Pine Lake.

Source: LaPorte man, 88, scatters wife’s ashes in lake, falls in water and dies from heart attack | WSBT

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