Happy Mother’s Day to all of our Fort Sanders Regional moms! The calling to care for others is often passed from generation to generation, and this is especially true in this FSR family. Cathy Fry, the director of Women’s Services is fortunate enough to work alongside her mother who volunteers in her department and her son who works in the lab. This family trio make a special effort to eat lunch together at least once a week and enjoy seeing each other at the hospital whenever they can. Read more about Margaret, her daughter Cathy, and her son Chris below.
What is your name and job title?
Cathy Fry, director of Women’s Services
Margaret Newman, volunteer
Chris Fry, medical technologist in the lab
How long have you worked at FSR?
Cathy: 34 years
Margaret: 4 years
Chris: 2 years
What made you decide to work at the same hospital?
Cathy: It makes it easier to see each other because she rides into work with me and volunteers on the same floor I work on.
Margaret: It is nice because we can spend more time together.
Chris: My mom shared how great Fort Sanders Regional is, so I decided to apply. Its really great, because we always eat lunch together when the three of us are here.
What does it mean to you to work at the same organization together?
Cathy: We are very family-oriented and very close so we all really enjoy that we can eat lunch together and spend extra time together.
What is one of your favorite memories together?
Cathy and Margaret: We traveled to Switzerland together.
Chris: An Alaskan cruise