Modest Living for a Permanent Legacy
Throughout her 40-year career as a secretary for Continental Motors, lifelong Muskegon resident Edith Anderson made a modest living. But she invested her earnings wisely and upon her death left her entire estate to the Community Foundation for Muskegon County to create a fund to support Hospice of Muskegon-Oceana.
The gift was established for use as an endowment to provide services to people who would otherwise be unable to afford care at the new “Leila and Cyrus Poppen Hospice Residence” in Fruitport Township. More than 200 people per year use the Hospice Residence to live their final days. On more than half of the nights in the year, someone will receive care courtesy of Edith Anderson’s generosity.