Dr. Wayne Southwick, Legacy of Hope Sculptor’s Life Celebrated The Connecticut Hospice Remembrance


The Connecticut Hospice, the first hospice in America, will be having their annual remembrance day, Sunday September 17, 2017 starting at 1:00 p.m., located at their hospital of love, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT. The day of remembrance takes place each year so that families can join together and share the memories of lives never forgotten. This year the hospice honors the life of Dr. Wayne O. Southwick as the sculptor of the only bronze statue dedicated to hospice nursing and the center of hospice care the family called the “SYMBOL”, Legacy of Hope which is on the grounds of the Connecticut hospice surrounded by hundreds of memorial bricks dedicated to “love lives” of patients, friends and the hospices own nurses.



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Dr. Wayne Southwick, Legacy of Hope Sculptor’s Life Celebrated

The Connecticut Hospice Remembrance Day 2017


Branford, CT September 13, 2017 – The Connecticut Hospice, the first hospice in America, will be having their annual remembrance day, Sunday September 17, 2017 starting at 1:00 p.m., located at their hospital of love, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT. The day of remembrance takes place each year so that families can join together and share the memories of lives never forgotten.

This year the hospice honors the life of Dr. Wayne O. Southwick as the sculptor of the only bronze statue dedicated to hospice nursing and the center of hospice care the family called the “SYMBOL”, Legacy of Hope which is on the grounds of the Connecticut hospice surrounded by hundreds of memorial bricks dedicated to “love lives” of patients, friends and the hospices own nurses.

Board Member Wen-Jen Hwu, MD, MPH, from MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, will keynote as part of this event. Families and loved ones will be sharing their thoughts and words of their own experiences at the Connecticut Hospice, with nurses, doctors and volunteers whom support them. “Part of this special ceremony, each loved one is remembered with flowers placed on a boat and then gently set adrift after the boat sails into Branford Harbor,” says Capt. Kaye Williams, President and CEO of Captain’s Cove and Chairman, Board of Directors, The Connecticut Hospice, Inc.

The Connecticut Hospice is the country’s first hospice and its care for seriously ill patients spans four decades. The Connecticut Hospice is also the nation’s first palliative teaching hospital earning the Joint Commission’s first “Advanced Palliative Certification.” It’s rating of 100 percent compliance, without recommendations for improvement, reflects The Connecticut Hospice’s commitment to the highest level of care for its patients and their families.


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