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Pictured from left: Claire Verch, with a photo of her brother, Neal deCathelineau; Nicole Pulsifer, with a photo of her husband, Bill; and Kristin Dalton, with a photo of her brother-in-law, Bill Pulsifer. The three women are helping organize the area's first "Out of the Darkness" community walk Saturday at Robbins Island to raise money for suicide prevention, education and awareness. Tribune photo by Anne Polta

Volunteers shine light on suicide awareness, prevention

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WILLMAR -- After Claire Verch's 21-year-old brother, Neal deCathelineau, died by suicide on April 3, 2004, she vowed she would not be ashamed of how he died.


"For me, that was a turning point," she said.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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