Our Friend Craig

Dear friends,

Our friend Craig Johnson is having double cataract surgery this month, and they will also correct his astigmatism; he may also need a further procedure to deal with a potentially troubling retina problem called a macular pucker.

Craig's Medicare will not cover all the costs of the procedure, and he will have at least $2,700 out-of-pocket costs.

As you know, Craig spent a huge amount of his time this last year caring for his friend and ours, Corky Kittelson. You probably also know that Craig is self-employed. What does this mean?  He gave up lots of work time—income-earning time—to care for Corky.

Because we are a community that cares for each other, I hope we can now step up to support Craig.  He is too much a Norwegian to expect any help, but I know many people will want to offer it, as a gesture of love and support from a loving community. 

Please join me in saying thank you to Craig and letting him know, in a tangible way, how much we value him as a friend and community member.

Let's cover his costs and provide a little extra to cushion possible lost income as he recovers.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Linda Ellinger 
Gainesville, FL
Craig Johnson 
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