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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Beacon writer Sheila Evans is always looking for the next adventure

July 15, 2022
By Staff Report
“Peace Corps was wonderful to me, getting me home, handling my belongings and offering any other help I might need,” she recalled. “The day before my mother became sick, my father was diagnosed with kidney cancer and was scheduled for surgery. The operation was done three weeks after my mom’s funeral, and Dad died during surgery. They had been a couple since they were about 16 years old and had been married for 56 years. It was a blessing for them not to live too long without one another, but it was devastating to us, their children.” 

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