Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation Mourns the Loss of Jennifer Renae Marsh

August 28, 2023

It is with heavy hearts that the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation (CRHF) announces the passing of Jennifer Renae Marsh. She passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Health Centre on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.  
 
Jennifer was a dear friend of our organization, a colleague, and a dedicated supporter of our mission. Her unwavering commitment to improving healthcare services in our community has left an indelible mark on all of us. 
  
Jennifer was more than just a supporter; she was a driving force behind many of our initiatives,” said Allan Bartolcic, CRHF’s executive director. “Her passion for compassionate healthcare, and her tireless efforts to raise awareness and funds have contributed significantly to the betterment of Chinook Regional Hospital and the well-being of countless individuals who have benefited from enhanced medical services.” 
 
Jennifer was an ardent, generous and long-time supporter of our Christmas Tree Festival, Care from the Heart Radio-a-thon and the Val Matteotti Italian Open. 
 
Her warm personality, infectious enthusiasm, and boundless energy were truly inspiring. And her presence at our events and ability to rally people around our cause were invaluable. She had a unique gift for connecting with others, and her genuine care for the community shone through in everything she did. 
  
We extend our heartfelt condolences to Jennifer's family, friends, and everyone who knew her. In this time of sorrow, let us remember her incredible impact and the positive change she brought to our healthcare community.
  
For media inquiries or more information, please contact:
Allan Bartolcic 
Executive Director
Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation
info@crhfoundation.ca
 
About Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation
The Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated exclusively to raising and accepting funds in support of the priorities of the Chinook Regional Hospital and Alberta Health Services in Lethbridge and Southern Alberta.  The Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation focuses on three areas to support the delivery of best possible care: 
 
·      State-of-the-art healthcare equipment 
·      Vital programs 
·      Capital and special projects 
 
Each year, Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation spearheads a number of fundraising initiatives. In addition to accepting financial gifts from individual and corporate donors, the Foundation seeks funding through grants and actively engages in community partnerships. 

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