Patrice Wappler was a long serving employee of the Royal Bank, with over forty years of service. It was that work, in fact, that brought Patrice to Saint Luke’s Place. In 1976 (the year Saint Luke’s Place opened) the Royal Bank established an on-site branch to service the tenants and residents of Saint Luke’s Place. Patrice visited here as the bank representative for many years. Over those years, Patrice became friends with many of the residents and tenants and also joined the Auxiliary assisting with their fundraising and other special events. Patrice joined the Saint Luke’s Place Foundation in 2008 and served as Chair for many years. Patrice remained on the Fundraising Committee and just recently became a member of the Saint Luke’s Place Board of Directors, bringing her many years of experience back to Saint Luke’s Place to enhance the lives of those who call Saint Luke’s Place home.