On August 3rd, 2009, Karen Louise Goldstein passed away in Kirkland, WA. She was a New
Year’s baby, born January 1st, 1967 to proud parents Gloria and Roy Schulz and siblings
Bill, Ron and Diane. Karen attended Juanita High school and went to Germany as an exchange
student in her junior year. Karen graduated from the University of Washington and Seattle
Pacific University. While at the UW, Karen enjoyed being a member of ZTA sorority. She
went on to work in the medical profession. She loved her job at Evergreen Hospital and
inspired all whom she worked with. Karen recently celebrated her 13th wedding anniversary
to her beloved husband Tim. They shared a passion for travel and experienced the world
more than many dream possible. They were blessed with the birth of their beautiful
daughter Nicole eight years ago, the love of her life. Karen was loved by so many and will
be missed by so many. She is an angel now in heaven, at peace, without pain.
The Karen Schulz Goldstein Memorial Lecture Fund has been established to endow an annual lecture series in Karen’s honor in recognition of her career and dedication to promoting diabetes education. Karen was an active member of the Washington Association of Diabetes Educators (WADE) and the Diabetes Care and Education Practice Group. The promotion of diabetes care and education were very important to Karen. This annual lecture series will ensure that Karen’s passion for the promotion of diabetes care and education will continue and be available to others who share her passion.
If you are interested in donating to this Fund, you can make a check to WADE which is a not-for-profit organization. If you write “Karen” in the memo line, your donation will be directed to this Fund. All donations are tax deductible.