Hospice pioneer Samira Beckwith helps the dying live well

Hospice pioneer Samira Beckwith helps the dying live well

When Samira Beckwith was 4, she emigrated from Lebanon with her parents, who were escaping political and religious tensions that were escalating throughout the 1950s.

“I packed a small bag to cross the ocean,” recalled Beckwith, 63, president and chief executive officer of Hope HealthCare Services in Fort Myers, an organization she has led for a quarter-century.

“I thought my parents were so smart and brave,” she said.

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