Light Hill

OUR BOARD

RICH RUSSELL

A Pennsylvania native, Rich Russell relocated to Canandaigua in 1984.  He has two adult children and enjoys serving his community.  Rich became involved with Light Hill as a way to honor his parents and express gratitude toward his sisters for providing at-home end-of-life care for their parents. He now serves as board president.

 

KATHLEEN HARRISON

A Canandaigua native, Kathleen now lives in Lima with her husband and two young daughters. She’s a director at a local CPA firm and desire to be a part of Light Hill comes from experiencing her grandparents’ need for end-of-life care. Kathleen serves as board treasurer.

 

ELLEN POLIMENI

The loss of family members drew Ellen to become involved in helping create a comfort care home in the Canandaigua community. Losing a loved one is difficult, and knowing there are resources available like Light Hill makes for a truly “caring community.” Ellen serves as board secretary.

 

MARY BRADY, MD

Mary has been involved in end-of-life care since 1992. She was a House of John volunteer, the Medical Director for Ontario–Yates Hospice and Education Outreach Coordinator for Compassionate Care. She is active in training volunteers for Light Hill and other comfort care homes.

 

MARY SAVASTANO-CUTTING

Mary says she’s honored to be involved with the care and support of individuals and loved ones at end-of-life. In her experiences as a Social Worker at Thompson Health and with her personal experiences, Mary is an ardent supporter of Light Hill. She is married and has three amazing adult children.