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Booth Gardner has touched the lives of so many

Sunday March 17, 2013

I learned today that Governor Booth Gardner died yesterday. Governor Gardner was a source of inspiration, creative leader, compassionate man and friend to many. When diagnosed with Parkinson’s, he used this to reach out to others in strength, support,and  kindness. His concern for others proved him to be a man of grace and dignitiy. The following statement is from the members of NWPF as we honor Booth’s memory and share our condolences with family. Please celebrate Booth’s life by replying to this statement with your message of  appreciate for Booth.  Monique Giroux, MD

Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation

Statement on the passing of Governor Booth Gardner

The Board, staff and supporters of the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation are deeply saddened by the passing of Governor Gardner.  Booth was a leading voice for the Parkinson’s community throughout the state and the entire country.   As a long-time Board member, NWPF is indebted to him for his tremendous contributions toward raising general awareness of Parkinson’s Disease and pushing for greater access to patient care and wellness.  His legacy will endure through his work in establishing the Booth Gardner Parkinson’s Care Center.

The Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation sends its condolences to his family.

Monique L. Giroux, MDMonique L. Giroux, MD
Guest Blogger, Former Medical Director of NWPF

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