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GHF Tribute to Chris O'Connor, RMT


With deep sadness, Global Healthworks Foundation expresses its sincere condolences for the passing of one of our great leaders, Chris O’Connor – an awesome humanitarian who brought such depth of kindness & compassion to our medical outreach initiatives in Guatemala.

You will always be remembered as a gentle giant with a generous spirit, and for your genuine advocacy for others – including the marginalized and less fortunate.   

Often with simple words and gestures, you made each of us feel extremely special.  We are especially grateful to have been the recipients of your warm and frequent embraces that nourished our emotional well-being.

We have been truly honored and blessed to have your presence and guidance among us.

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Special Note:

With warm gratitude for the humanitarian work of Chris O’Connor, Global Healthworks Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Chris O’Connor Honorary Scholarship Fund.  In honor of Chris’ kindness and compassion, this scholarship fund will provide financial support for the out-of-pocket expenses for a GHF volunteer participating in one of our medical outreach initiatives.  The bi-annual award will be granted to an applicant who demonstrates the qualities of a team-player with strong leadership skills, dedication to their professional development, and sincere humanitarian qualities. 

To donate to this fund, select the DONATE NOW button below and identify “in honor of Chris” in the Additional Comments field.  Or, you can donate to a special YouCaring fund-raising page selecting this web-link.


Con profunda tristeza, Fundación Global Healthworks expresa sus más sinceras condolencias por el fallecimiento de uno de nuestros grandes líderes, Chris O’Connor - un humanitario impresionante que trabajó con tanta entrega, bondad y compasión a nuestras iniciativas de obras médicas en Guatemala.

Siempre serás recordado como un gentil gigante con un espíritu generoso, y por tu genuina defensa de los demás, incluyendo a los marginados y menos afortunados.

A menudo con palabras y gestos simples, hiciste que cada uno de nosotros se sintiera extremadamente especial. Estamos verdaderamente agradecidos de haber recibido sus cálidos y frecuentes abrazos que nutrieron nuestro bienestar emocional.

Hemos sido verdaderamente honrados y bendecidos por tener tu presencia y guía entre nosotros.

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