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Last call: Arizona man to get one last can of Olympia beer as dying wish

It’s not often you find hope or kindness in a Facebook comment section, but one Arizona man is on track to get his dying wish granted thanks to strangers on the internet.

A Yuma man in hospice told his caregiver all he wanted before he died was one last can of a very specific beverage: Olympia Beer.

“Well, we felt really touched by that and thought, ‘How hard could it be to get a can of Olympia Beer?’” John Williams, executive director of Hospice of Yuma, told KTAR News 92.3 FM.

Turns out, it was harder than you’d think.

“We started looking into it and realized that Olympia back in January has stopped producing beer,” Williams said. “That’s when we started calling around to our local beverage vendors and saying ‘hey, can you get this for us?’ and they said ‘this is going to be like finding a needle in a haystack.’” Read more >

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