After my retirement in 2005 I lost track of many of my patients but I shall never forget Sarah and Colonel Silverthorn. Sarah was one of the most gracious, courageous, and kind patients I ever attended. Colonel Silverthorn, obviously a man of great character and intelligence, was always at her side providing comfort and encouragement. Alone or together they provided an example in fortitude with grace that few can imitate. Today I will pray for Sarah that she is in the place she so richly deserves to be; the place she earned through her long suffering on this earth. She made me a better physician and it was my honor to serve her.
Respectfully, Conley G. Lacey MD