Her father had already been through so much. Cancer is a mean disease and difficult to fight, but Margaret’s father battled it well with his wife staying the the Hospitality Rooms, and family coming and going. Then, his heart declared war, and to Marquette they came.
Before, during, and after his surgery, Margaret, her siblings and her mother stayed at Beacon House. They were there for him and were able to be support for each other. When the times are the toughest, there’s no place like home. When home is too far away, you make this house your home and everyone in it becomes family.
Bob and Ruth were inseparable. Everyone knew that they made all their decisions together, and nothing was going to keep them apart. When diabetes and cancer began to wreak havoc on Bob, an ambulance rushed him to Marquette from his hometown of Bootjack with his beloved Ruth at his side.
The two weeks in the hospital were made more bearable for the both of them. Ruth was able to spend her nights in the Hospitality Rooms, just one floor away from her partner of nearly 60 years. Kisses good-morning and kisses good-night, brought to you by Beacon House.