Garnett L. Radin


Died aged c. 85

Garnett L. Radin was born in 1902 in Nebraska. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Nebraska Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Omaha and moved to Vero Beach in 1931. She purchased a small hotel, in 1932, and converted it into Indian River Memorial Hospital. She joined the United States Naval Reserve Nurses Corp during World War II. After the war Radin resumed her position as administrator of Indian River Hospital and supervised construction of a new Vero Beach hospital. She returned to school and received her Master’s degree in hospital administration from Northwestern University. She then served as administrator and consultant for the Shriner’s Hospitals for Crippled Children in the United States and Mexico from 1957 to 1971. In 1972 she returned to Indian River Memorial Hospital as planning coordinator, retiring in 1983. Garnett L. Radin died in 1987.


Commemorated on 1 plaque

Garnett L. Radin

Garnett L. Radin [full inscription unknown]

Indian River Memorial Hospital, 1000 36th Street, Vero Beach, FL, United States where they was