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Irving and Dadi Souza

Irving and Dadi Souza

The Souza Family Endowment Leaves a Gift to Last Lifetimes

The late Irving and Dadi Souza, longtime friends and dedicated supporters of Marian, bequeathed a substantial $3.6 million to the Marian Foundation - the single largest bequest ever received by the Foundation.

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Marian Mullin Hancock

Marian Mullin Hancock

Santa Maria Valley's Very Own Angel

Marian Mullin Hancock was an intelligent and caring woman who exemplified greatness in all its manifestations to tremendous benefit of our community. Like Mrs. Hancock, her husband, Captain George Allan Hancock, was no ordinary man, and together the two provided leadership and philanthropic energies which profoundly influenced Marian Regional Medical Center and the Santa Maria Valley.

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Sue Sword

Sue Sword

A local philanthropic pioneer and the heart of Santa Maria Valley charitable giving

When it comes to charitable giving throughout the Santa Maria Valley, there is no name better recognized than that of Sue J. Sword.

As the Co-Trustee of the Marian Mullin Hancock Charitable Trust, it is Sue who has continued Captain Allan and Marian Hancock's local philanthropic leadership. In addition to furthering the Hancock's tradition of charitable giving, Sue has also built her own legacy of philanthropy and volunteerism – all in order to boldly shape a better world.

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Dante E. Tognazzi, Jr.

Dante E. Tognazzi, Jr.

Planned Giving — A Legacy of Caring

Dante E. Tognazzi, Jr., was a man characterized by service and faith. His kindness and generosity of spirit were recognizable as soon as you met him. A second generation native-Santa Marian, Dante had a long history not only with the community but with Marian and the Sisters of Saint Francis. A long-time volunteer at Marian Regional Medical Center, Dante was committed to bringing the best to Santa Maria.

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Joe & Jean Olivera

Joe & Jean Olivera

Establishing a Legacy of Love Through a Charitable Annuity

The late Joe and Jean Olivera lived a life of hard work, integrity, and charity in service to God, family, and country. As a result, they spent their lives building a legacy of love for each other, their family, and the charitable works of organizations like Marian Regional Medical Center.

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