"A people person," said her son, Dave.
She is clearly loved and appreciated at the hospital. It was nice to see the long line of fellow volunteers and hospital employees waiting to wish her well.
If I wore hats, I would tip mine today to Barbara Eckstrom. But I don't wear hats, at least not often, so instead, I wrote a story about her that will probably appear in Thursday's edition of The Bristol Press (www.bristolpress.com)