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Michigan's First Lady Lends Support To SandCastles

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Karen Ridgeway, superintendent of academics for Detroit Public Schools, left, Nancy Schlichting, CEO, Henry Ford Health System, center left, First Lady Sue Snyder, center right, and Thomas Bello, managing partner, New York Life, at the press conference Monday morning. Credit Edward Cardenas
Karen Ridgeway, superintendent of academics for Detroit Public Schools, left, Nancy Schlichting, CEO, Henry Ford Health System, center left, First Lady Sue Snyder, center right, and Thomas Bello, managing partner, New York Life, at the press conference Monday morning. Credit Edward Cardenas

Monday was a bittersweet anniversary for Kristi Feyers and her daughter Annabelle.

They remembered husband and father Darryl Feyers, who died suddenly five years ago, while helping the Henry Ford Health System announce the expansion of the SandCastles program.

Kristi and Annabelle, from Clarkston, are just one of nearly 2,100 families who have utilized the grief support services for children and teens offered by SandCastles, a division of Henry Ford Hospice.

Read the whole story at St. Clair Shores Patch