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Foundation receives largest bequest in its 32-year history!

Jan 13, 2021, 11:14 AM
The Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation received the largest check donation in its 32-year history from Mrs. Ruth Christofferson.

Mrs. Ruth Christofferson was grateful for the quality patient care she received over the years at Skagit Valley Hospital.

Mrs. Christofferson check donation to the SVH Foundation

She wanted to remember those who took great care of her when she visited the clinic and hospital. On December 16, executors of Mrs. Christofferson’s Estate – Marian and Dean Flaig – presented a check to the Foundation in the amount of $903,690!

“Planned Giving gifts are always a humbling surprise when we receive them,” said Linda Frizzell, Foundation Executive Director. “Those gifts demonstrate a donor’s deep appreciation for the care they received and for our healthcare staff who assured a successful patient experience here at Skagit Valley Hospital.”

Mrs. Christofferson, who was age 95 at the time she passed away in March 2019, was a lifelong Skagit County resident. She was raised in Mount Vernon, a daughter of dairy farmers, and graduated from La Conner High School.

Check presentation, L to R - Linda Frizzell, Foundation Executive Director, Marian and Dean Flaig, executors, Mary June Curtis, Foundation Board President and Bob Fiedler, Foundation VP, Planned Giving.

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Foundation receives largest bequest in its 32-year history!

Jan 13, 2021, 11:14 AM
The Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation received the largest check donation in its 32-year history from Mrs. Ruth Christofferson.

Mrs. Ruth Christofferson was grateful for the quality patient care she received over the years at Skagit Valley Hospital.

Mrs. Christofferson check donation to the SVH Foundation

She wanted to remember those who took great care of her when she visited the clinic and hospital. On December 16, executors of Mrs. Christofferson’s Estate – Marian and Dean Flaig – presented a check to the Foundation in the amount of $903,690!

“Planned Giving gifts are always a humbling surprise when we receive them,” said Linda Frizzell, Foundation Executive Director. “Those gifts demonstrate a donor’s deep appreciation for the care they received and for our healthcare staff who assured a successful patient experience here at Skagit Valley Hospital.”

Mrs. Christofferson, who was age 95 at the time she passed away in March 2019, was a lifelong Skagit County resident. She was raised in Mount Vernon, a daughter of dairy farmers, and graduated from La Conner High School.

Check presentation, L to R - Linda Frizzell, Foundation Executive Director, Marian and Dean Flaig, executors, Mary June Curtis, Foundation Board President and Bob Fiedler, Foundation VP, Planned Giving.