AARC Sends Condolences to Claire Wineland Family

 Published: August 31, 2018

By: Heather Willden

Claire Wineland Presenting at AARC Congress 2017
Claire Wineland Presenting at AARC Congress 2017 in Indianapolis, IN.

At the AARC Congress 2017 meeting, Claire Wineland delivered a heartfelt keynote message on her experiences living with cystic fibrosis. Last week she underwent a lung transplant surgery and endured complications. On Sunday, Sept. 2, Claire’s struggle ended when she passed away. The AARC family cherishes Claire’s inspirational spirit, and we send our condolences to Claire’s family.

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Heather Willden

Heather Willden is the Director of Governance and Strategic Initiatives for the AARC where she works with state affiliates as the HOD liaison. She also manages DEI efforts and strategic initiatives. Connect with her about these topics by email, AARConnect or LinkedIn. When she's not working, you can find her podcasting with her husband, exploring new hiking trails, photographing, and spending time with her family.

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