Grandison Turner, known as Junior, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease a decade ago. Before his illness, he spent his life working hard, and was known in their Strawberry Manor neighborhood as a family man and a good provider. “The compassion for the guy I love – that’s why I keep him here,” Juanita said.
Grandison Turner, known as Junior, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease a decade ago. Before his illness, he spent his life working hard, and was known in their Strawberry Manor neighborhood as a family man and a good provider. “The compassion for the guy I love – that’s why I keep him here,” Juanita said. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
Grandison Turner, known as Junior, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease a decade ago. Before his illness, he spent his life working hard, and was known in their Strawberry Manor neighborhood as a family man and a good provider. “The compassion for the guy I love – that’s why I keep him here,” Juanita said. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
Joyce Terhaar

Joyce Terhaar

Executive Editor and Senior Vice President

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December 13, 2014 04:00 AM

UPDATED December 13, 2014 12:00 PM

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