He really had the interests of this community at heart," said Jeannine Peterson, the long-time Hamilton CEO.
Spigner and private practice partners worked at Hamilton on a contracted basis, according to Peterson.
Peterson met him while she was a graduate student and working on a thesis about public health in Harrisburg.
meant a lot to a whole lot of people," she
Peterson regards him as "ahead of his
time" in expanding access to quality medical care in Harrisburg to people who had been living without it.
In 2009, he
was named among 150 "living legacies" recognized for extraordinary local achievements.