Annual Donor Recognition

(formerly the Annual Recognition Luncheon)
Tuesday, Sept. 28
4:30 p.m.

Celebrating the Spirit of Saint Luke’s

Saint Luke’s Foundation hosted the Annual Donor Recognition event on Tuesday, Sept. 28. This special event recognized the Foundation’s Heritage and Honor Societies members and celebrated Tom and Starr Wagstaff, the 2021 Foundation Fellows.

Recap the event

If you missed the event live, you can still watch the video.

Saint Luke’s Foundation Fellows 2021

The foundation is pleased to honor Tom and Starr Wagstaff.

The leadership and grace of Tom and Starr have elevated Saint Luke's in innumerable ways. Tom helped create the Saint Luke's Foundation and served as board president of Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City for 15 years. Starr supported key Saint Luke's programs through her fundraising leadership and volunteer efforts.

Read more about the Wagstaffs (PDF).

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If you would like to share a sentiment, memory, or note of appreciation with Tom & Starr Wagstaff, we will share it with them. Please respond by April 1, 2022.

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The Honor Society recognizes donors whose cumulative gifts to Saint Luke’s Health System programs totaled $25,000 or more in 2020.

  • Stephanie Beeder
  • Ford and Diane Brent
  • Richard and Jane Bruening
  • Patrick and Molly Cahill
  • Roy and Debe Gash
  • Casey and Paula Halsey
  • Drs. John W. Heryer and Janet Severine
  • Bill and Peggy Lyons
  • Dr. Michael Main
  • Julie Quirin and Teresa Miller
  • William Reno
  • Bert and Phyllis Ulrich
  • Drs. Omkar and Anwita Vaidya


The Heritage Society recognizes donors who invest in the future of health care by including Saint Luke’s Health System programs in their wills or estate plans.

  • Brian Lee and Dr. Tracy Stevens
  • Marie K. Tompkins


The Corporate Champions are local and national businesses whose annual gifts to Saint Luke’s programs total $10,000 or more in 2020.

  • Abbott
  • ACI Boland, Inc.
  • Atwood & Palmer, Inc.
  • Bear & Bear Associates, L.P.
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Clinical Reference Labs
  • Commerce Bank
  • JE Dunn Construction Company
  • KLS Martin
  • McInnes Group, Inc.
  • Medtronic
  • Miller-Mellor Association
  • UI Global Brands LLC