WWII Medic Received Purple Heart from Grateful Nation; Cold Shoulder from City Hall

BAY CITY, Michigan —  When neighbors went inside Marvin Schur’s house, the windows were frosted over, icicles hung from a faucet, and the 93-year-old World War II veteran lay dead on the bedroom floor in a winter jacket over four layers of clothing.

He froze to death — slowly and painfully, authorities say — days after the electric company installed a power-limiting device because of more than $1,000 in unpaid bills.

Read the rest of this story from the AP here.  An obituary is available online here.

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