Lindsay Ruland was a CCBC student who passed away at the tender age of 33 from Metastatic Breast Cancer. She was a life-long learner, single mom, enjoyed riding horses, writing songs, and serving others. Lindsay was an advocate for healthcare and health research: Cancer care, Cancer research, Cystic Fibrosis, Juvenile Diabetes research, Adult Diabetes, Women’s Care, Sarcoma research, and Metastatic Cancer researched. She delivered Meals on Wheels for twelve years and was a Girl Scout for ten years, receiving the Silver Award. As a Histotechnician, she was a strong advocate for healthcare. She set aside her shyness to give extraordinary care to her patients and to model, run, walk, and speak at fundraisers on Capitol Hill. She was a friend to all who knew her, compassionate companion and was often recognized for her service to others and giving back.