The Love of a Family Gives Back

Cranbrook, BC… Although EKFH’s Starlite Campaign closed at the end of January, it was Valentine’s Day that brought together the love of a family to take a family photo to recognize its Starlite gift given in December.

The family of William Chiz of Cranbrook gathered yesterday at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital lobby to celebrate their star…. a wife, a mother and grandmother Elizabeth Ann Chiz who passed away on January 30, 2012.

The family generously donated $2,500 in Elizabeth’s honour in gratitude of the services provided to her from the specialists, physicians and nurses who cared for her while on the intensive care unit and a significant portion of the gift to the EKFH fund that supports the work of the Mary Pack Arthritis team.

“What a beautiful way to say I love you,” shares Donna Grainger, Executive Director. “In what could be one of the most difficult times of your lives the Chiz family found the most profound and joyous way to celebrate a wonderful life.”

EKFH is truly grateful to the family for choosing health care as the recipient of their love for Elizabeth.

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