Daryl Jean Gould began volunteering at FMC one week after retiring from her job in the hospitals education and organizational development department. She assists with CPR education and reads to children in the pediatric center.
The Good Samaritan Volunteer of the Year Award honors an individual who has gone beyond expectations in his or her respective field of volunteer service. It is awarded each year in observance of National Volunteer Appreciation Week.
Sherry Payne was among those who nominated Gould, lauding the volunteers professionalism, calm spirit and Southern grace.
Payne also called her a wonderful mentor and friend.
Gould lives in Rome with her husband, Mervin