StoryCorps: Betty Castellani & Susan Smith

Chaplain Betty Castellani died on January 26 after a long battle with cancer. She served at DeKalb Medical Center’s Cancer Center starting in 1987, and founded its Charles B. Eberhardt Cancer Center in 1989.

In 2011, she came to StoryCorps Atlanta with Susan Smith. Betty told Smith, an employee and a cancer survivor, the story of her own first cancer patient.

Broadcast version of story that aired Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Atlanta History Center hosts Atlanta’s StoryCorps booth.