Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Projects: This holiday, honour Marcie’s legacy with a gift towards medical imaging equipment.

This holiday, honour Marcie’s legacy with a gift towards medical imaging equipment.

This holiday season will mark the second Christmas that the Ungers have spent without their matriarch, Marcie Unger, by their sides. Marcie fought a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer, succumbing to the disease in June 2020 after a very short five-month struggle. Left behind to share in her memory is her soulmate Randy, her loving mother Sheila and sister Sandy, and her beautiful children, Sarah, Spencer, and Naomi Unger.

Marcie Unger had a 24-year career in the Medical Imaging Department at Peace Arch Hospital, consistently putting others first. “Dr. Marcie,” as she was lovingly referred, was a valuable member of the medical imaging team and worked tirelessly for her patients and colleagues. She would often stay late, work extra shifts, and go out of her way to ensure that vulnerable patients received life-saving diagnostic scans and related care.

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of $176,000 goal reached.

"We are very thankful and proud that Marcie's legacy may live on. She may be gone, but she will never be forgotten." [Randy Unger]

Though she has passed away, her dedicated spirit lives on. Will you help us carry forward Marcie’s legacy of helping others by funding new state-of-the-art medical imaging equipment such as a Portable Ultrasound?

Key pieces of medical imaging equipment that our doctors and nurses rely on are becoming old and outdated. Wait lists can be long, and that means many patients need to be transferred to other hospitals for important scans. This is difficult for any patient, and difficult on the families that support them. Every single second of a loved one’s life counts!

Read Marcie’s full story

Cancer stole our mother away from us too soon, but it also inspired us to somehow make an impact. Our hospital needs the very best medical imaging equipment to do so. We want to honor our mother and make her proud by equipping Peace Arch Hospital with the necessary tools to continue to treat patients locally. Think of it as a legacy of our loved one, completing a circle of care in our community.
Naomi Unger
Mom taught us that the holidays are about sharing, caring, and spreading joy — not just for your own family, but for every family in our community, too!
Spencer Unger