Groveland business owner George White made a generous estate gift in honor of his late wife, Diana.
The gift, estimated at over $3 million, was directed to benefit the new cancer center at Adventist Health Sonora.
“I am happy to make this estate gift to the medical center in her memory because I know it will help people in our community,” White said when making his generous gift. “That would have made Diana very happy.”
To honor and recognize their substantial contribution, the cancer center was renamed the Diana J. White Cancer Institute when it opened its current location in the state-of-the-art Health Pavilion.
Today, the Diana J. White Cancer Institute at Adventist Health Sonora gives patients total cancer care right here at home, in a breathtaking building with views across the Sierra Foothills.
With treatment options, technologies and expertly trained staff that rival any urban or academic cancer center, we provide a higher level of patient care that can only be found in the comfort of a hometown environment.
We are so proud to honor George and Diana’s legacy by supporting patients throughout treatment — physically, emotionally, spiritually and even financially — with a team of caregivers who are already your family, friends and neighbors.
“I might have to go back to the hospital down the road, so I want to support the best possible equipment and new technologies and innovations,” said Kenneth. “I’m just happy to help however I can.”
"Cancer is overwhelming - financially and logistically. My husband and I didn’t know how we were going to do it."