impacting medical care

through legacy giving

" I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples"  ~ Mother Theresa

In memory of

edward cole bland jr.

1945  -  2017

Ed Cole spent his life serving the Lord and his fellow man. He served 20 distinguished years in the US Army in the Medical Services Corps. During this time he earned a master's degree in Health Administration from Baylor University. 

Following his military career he became CEO of multiple Northern California Hospitals, and in 1994, was awarded Rural Hospital Administrator of the Year for California. 

Ed spent his later years working as a director of The Rafiki Foundation, a Christian Organization that provides homes and schools for orphan children in ten different African countries. Ed was loved and will be missed by hos wife Donna, and two children Barbara and Thomas, but also by his Christ Church, Rotary Club of Katy, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9182, and Christ Clinic families. 

For more information about the Ed Bland Jr. Memorial Fund contact Michael Peterson at 832-913-8476