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Grateful Patients Give Thanks

Scripps patients who want to honor the doctor or hospital that cared for them or a loved one have many options



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Wayne Sacher says he owes his life to a Scripps doctor. Thomas Crane chose to contribute to the department where his late wife had volunteered. Elizabeth Petta was so impressed by her transplant surgeon she added his name to Scripps’ virtual honor roll. And Elliot Scott’s desire to “pay it forward” led to a lifetime of giving. No matter what their reason, every donor helps Scripps deliver outstanding care. Read more of their inspiring stories here. For Fred Farago, founder of American Fruits and Flavors, a kidney transplant sparked his philanthropic interest in organ and cell transplantation research. Read why he gives, in his own words, here.

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