Celebrating and remembering those we love

Please help make a difference in the lives of those grieving the loss of a child, sibling or grandchild.

We are raising money for The Sterling Rose Sanctuary, and any donation will help make an impact. This is to Remember, Celebrate and Honor those who are no longer with uswhile providing services to those left behind who are grieving. Thank you in advance for your contribution to this cause.

The Sterling Rose Sanctuary was born out of the Earhart family’s loss of Sterling Earhart, the oldest of Marcia and Scott’s five children. On February 13, 2014, life came to a screeching halt as Sterling, at age 21, went home to heaven after a tragic car accident. In the midst of great difficulty, pain, and loss they learned there is a seed of new life.  Through Sterling’s death, that seed of life has been given through the Sanctuary to bring hope and healing to others who are struggling and grieving a similar loss. The Earharts are passionate to see individuals heal in body, soul, and spirit. 

Tragically, the Earharts lost a second son, Marc Earhart, 26, who they learned was brutally murdered on October 28, 2019.  Marc, a loving father himself, left behind two small children and a host of family and friends.   This compound loss has compelled the Earharts even more passionately to use their grief experience and tools to help others.


As they know firsthand, anyone who encounters life-altering loss will never be the same and needs to have a haven for healing. The Sterling Rose Sanctuary will be a multi-functional residence in Florida that will serve as a retreat center and healing space for those mourning the loss of a child, sibling or grandchild. Those attending will be able to reside for up to 5 days on-site, where they will receive professional grief and trauma coaching, as well as tools and strategies to assist through the grieving process.

We are raising funds to purchase a property that allows for growth in the future. We will have in place all the rooms needed for grief counseling as well as an outdoor area for reflection. If you want to read more about the Earhart's journey of grief visit: www.thesterlingrosesanctuary.us

Please join us with your tax-deductible donation to fulfill the vision of having this full-time retreat location. Thank you for your donation.


  • Betsy Greenfield 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos


Marcia Pearl Turner Earhart 
Naples, FL
The Sterling Rose Sanctuary 
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Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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