From the Toronto Star
Musician and performer who worked with Tom Cochrane, Bonnie Raitt and on his own will have cancerous larynx removed.
By Paul Hunter
John Cody knows precisely when he’ll say his last words.
The dilemma is whether to be humorous or profound. The finality of the moment might define him so he’s leaning towards funny.
“When you know you’re going to die, you can control what your last words are,” he says. “This is sort of like that.”
On Monday, Cody will be silenced. A surgeon will remove his cancerous larynx — his voice box.
Cody is a professional musician and performer; a singer mostly. So the doctor might as well be cutting out his heart.