The 28-bed Bayard H. Friedman
Progressive Care Unit is being named in honor of former Fort Worth
mayor and humanitarian, Bayard H. Friedman, who passed away on October 3, 1998.The Friedman Family will have the honor of cutting the ribbon, which will be fashioned in the style of a bow tie, Mr. Friedman' s signature apparel.
The dedication ceremony will include a reception in the atrium, as well as a tour of the unit, which is located on the fourth floor of Building A.
...Mrs. Friedman served as honorary chairman of the campaign. Linbeck Construction Corporation
was the general contractor on the project, and Quorum Architects, Inc.
, designed the facility. Friedman, who was a strong supporter of All Saints, was appointed to the Fort Worth City Council in 1962 and was chosen by the Council to be mayor in 1963 at age 36.
one term, he
was instrumental in the development of D/FW International Airport.He later served as Chairman of The Fort Worth National Bank, and served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Texas Christian University.He
headed the campaign for the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. All Saints Health Foundation
is a not-for-profit organization created in 1982 by the board of directors of All Saints Health System
to support the health system.It provides stewardship to donated funds dedicated to providing health services in the community.For more information, contact All Saints Health Foundation
at (817) 922-7707###