The wedding was bittersweet.
Garrett Hoover shares his family’s philosophy on philanthropy—and how he found a kindred community when he came to Carroll Hospital.
For Carroll Hospital President Garrett Hoover, giving back to the community isn’t a casual notion. It’s—as he puts it—in his DNA.
Casey Austin loved life.
The 42-year-old was a kid at heart, the one who could always be found at gatherings, playing on the floor or out in the backyard with the kids. “He loved life until he got too sick,” remembers his wife, Kristin Austin.
Throughout his life, Albert Straub combined his love for music and sports. From the time he attended East Stroudsburg College—where he studied to be a physical education teacher—he played Dixieland jazz and swing music on the cornet and trumpet.
The simple gestures are the ones that Chris Krebs still remembers. The back rubs and gentle words from Carroll Hospice’s staff as they positioned her mother each hour. The Big Band CDs at Dove House that she was able to play for her father. The respite care that allowed her to recharge and sleep in her own bed.