Dedicated to my mother, Joyce Kallstrom, who passed away from COPD. She will be remembered as a generous and kind person who loved respiratory therapists who she knew would always bring comfort and relief.
In honor of two friends and colleagues that retire in 2014: Bill Roberts and Kay Erickson. I'm jealous.
Frank Salvatore Jr
In honor of my family, Frank R. Salvatore Jr. RRT, MBA, FAARC. Thanks for the honor of serving.
Mary Ann Winter Herring
Mary Ann Winter Herring, UAMS Arkansas Cardio-Respiratory Class of 2008. Woo Pig Sooie
In Memory of Robert J. Councilman, RRT
Dr. Charles G. Durbin, Jr.
In honor and with gratitude to our friend and mentor, Professor of Anesthesiology and Medical Director for Respiratory Therapy Services. His everyday words and actions demonstrated to all that the work we do and our professional pursuits are important and valued. UVA Health System Respiratory Therapists
Salute to RT Educators that Inspire the Future
In honor of Jerry Bridgers. Thank you, Jerry, for your passion and devotion to our profession. You have inspired me to be the best I can be with my patients, family, and profession. You have a place in my heart forever. Thank you for your friendship. Make sure to give a big "bear hug" to everyone you meet in heaven.
Jo Ann Ikehara
Doug McQueary- 53 years in respiratory care Little CO of Mary Hospital, Augustana Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Malcolm X College, and of course St Bernard Hospital of Chicago, Illinois. Thank you
Jo Ann Ikehara
In honor of my parents Ken and Brenda who continue to inspire me to be more. In honor of my children Trey and Keagan who brighten every day. To my wife Stephanie Walsh who’s unrelenting love makes me want to be a better RT, father, friend and husband. To my mentors Martha Crawley, Gay Olsen, Patricia Ann Doorley, and Cam McLaughlin who supported and loved a young, immature and eager RT.
In Memory of those lost to Covid-19
Jeffrey R Caliva
“A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart...For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.” In December 2020, Jeffrey R Caliva a RRT at the LLUMC returned to heaven. He was a well-respected and amazing father, husband, friend, and colleague & his warm presence will be truly missed. May he rest in peace forever in our heart, memory & in God’s embrace.
Love, the Calivas
Hector Hodge; beloved husband, father, friend, and co-worker. Hector was a proud dedicated respiratory therapist. He gave his all to perform to the best of his ability for his patients. His family was one of the most important parts in his life. His generosity and loving spirit touched everyone that knew him. May the holy spirit keep him in restful peace. We love and miss you very much.
Patricia Ann Doorley
In dedication to our mentor and best friend. Memories of working with you will remain forever. Thank you for challenging us each day to be our best, answering questions, challenging the status quo, and collaborating with us as we worked to improve patient care and the work environment. Your dedication to the profession so generously supported and influenced the AARC, VSRC, and UVA Health System
In honor of respiratory care professionals- past, present, and future. Mike and Beverly Natale
Kevin N. Clark
In honor of an outstanding man who dedicated his life to the Respiratory Field. A true hero whose bravery, ambition and selflessness will never be forgotten. He is greatly loved and admired by many. He will truly be missed.
Oct 4,1962 - April 21,2020
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