Steve Smith serves the community of Placer, Sacramento, Yolo and El Dorado counties as a Chaplain with Green Valley Hospice. He journeys with people during their last stage in life as well as with families who are adjusting to life without their loved one. His passion is to help us experience a healthy grief journey.
Kathy Kurtz shares the story of her childhood and the devastating loss of her parents. Her book, “Living through the Pain,” shares her stamina and resilience as she has worked her way through her traumatic loss.
Judy Utter turned to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) after her daughter was killed by a drunk driver. She shares the story of how her daughter’s death devastated her family. Her family’s experience is like many others whose loved ones have died as a result of a DUI related incident. Judy is currently a Victim’s […]
The suicide death of Gail & Steve Beeman’s 20 year old son took the entire community of Auburn CA by surprise. How could such a well liked young man end his own life? Gail & Steve have learned a vast amount about depression and suicide, and have used what they have learned to help others. […]
At the age of 16, Cathy A Kurtz‘s mom, dad, oldest brother and his wife died in a private plane crash. She was left in the care of her surviving brother then in college and not interested in raising his younger teenage sister. Thirteen years later, her brother, her only surviving family member, died of […]