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Weinberger estate makes biggest gift ever to county hospital

Perry Van Houten, Ojai Valley News reporter
The Ventura County Health Care Agency (HCA) has received the largest single private donation in its history — $750,000 from the estate of Ojai environmentalist and community activist Pat Weinberger.
A longtime resident of Ojai, Weinberger passed away in December 2016 at the age of 93.
Her living trust bequeathed a portion of her estate to Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) in memory of her late husband, Laurence Weinberger, who was a physician in Ojai.
At its Jan. 9 meeting, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors approved the donation and authorized HCA Director Johnson Gill to accept the funds from Weinberger's estate.

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