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Edward M. Letson, 85, passed away at his home in Littleton, N.H., on Oct. 3, 2021, from natural causes. He was born on Dec. 17, 1935, in Manchester, N.H., to John and Priscilla (Lambert) Letson. He was predeceased by his first wife, Susan K. Letson. Ed is dearly loved by his wife Paula, his brother Geoffrey and his wife Sandra of (Wilmington, N.C.); daughter Gwendolyn of (Bethlehem, N.H.); and four sons, Andrew and his partner Ellen of Littleton, N.H.; John and his wife Tammy of Lancaster, N.H.; James and his wife Kelly of Breckenridge, Colo.; and Scott and his wife Kristi of West Lebanon, N.H. He enjoyed spending time with his seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, who learned many of life’s joys and skills from their gentle and warm grandpa. Throughout his life, whether they were his nieces and nephews or his many friends and colleagues, his impact upon them was always a positive one.

Wes Ward has the perfect last name to operate an auto-repair business, as ward means to guard and protect. Thousands of customers would attest to this description of the St. Johnsbury operation. For 40 years, Ward has been fixing vehicles in the Northeast Kingdom, but the work of Wes and his wife and co-owner, Paula, goes far beyond repairing cars and getting them back on the road.

Tracy Wagner, age 54, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2019, surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born April 8, 1964, in Miles City, Montana, to Robert and Shirley (Hanson) Wagner. Tracy attended school and grew up in Granby, Connecticut. She moved to Vermont after retiring as a Connecticut police officer.

The Day Surgery nurses received a 100% approval rating for the month of January on their Press Ganey Survey question about courtesy and friendliness of nurses. This picture is a partial representation of this friendly group of nurses: Front row: Jackie, Audrey, Deb, Brenda; Back row: Paula, Cynthia, Judi, Jade, Brittany. Press Ganey is a formal national public reporting initiative that asks patients to rate their experiences at their hospital.

Randy Trafan passed peacefully at the age of 58 on Nov. 20, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on Jan. 29, 1959 to Ralph and Dana Trafan. He was a loving and caring person who was always willing to help others. He enjoyed fishing and was a very clever mechanic. He loved hiking and walking in the great outdoors.