San Diego Hospice statement on the passing of Murray L. Galinson
Former Board Chair of San Diego Hospice Foundation helped to shape hospice care in San Diego
SAN DIEGO – “On behalf of the San Diego Hospice Corporate Board of Directors and the San Diego Hospice Foundation, we are saddened to hear about the passing of philanthropist and community leader Murray L. Galinson,” said Kathleen Pacurar, President and CEO of San Diego Hospice.
“Mr. Galinson was instrumental in helping to shape hospice care as a vital health care resource in our community. As former Board Chair of the San Diego Hospice Foundation, and member of the San Diego Hospice President’s Advisory Council, Mr. Galinson’s philanthropic support and leadership made an enormous difference in the lives of terminally ill adults and children served by the organization. He was a respected and dynamic business and civic leader who made significant and lasting contributions to our community. We are forever grateful for his support and generosity. Our hearts go out to the entire Galinson Family.”
About San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine
San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine, a leader in the relief of suffering, is one of the largest community-owned, not-for-profit hospices in the country, caring for hundreds of terminally ill adults and children each day throughout San Diego County. In addition, comprehensive bereavement support programs are provided to 11,000 individuals each year. More information is available online at www.sdhospice.org or call toll-free at 1-866-688-1600.