| CARTI Founder Ed Rensch Jr. dead at age 78
SEPT. 5, 2005 | Edward Rensch Jr., 78, founder and director of the Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute (CARTI), died Sept. 1, 2005.
Rensch retired in 1994 after 21 years at CARTI as president and chief executive officer.
Rensch opened the doors to Arkansas’ first CARTI in 1976 as a place for cancer patients to receive radiation therapy. He also helped expand CARTI facilities to Searcy and Mountain Home and establish the CARTI School of Radiation Therapy and the CARTI Foundation.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Jill, of Little Rock; one daughter, Allison Staten and husband Craig of Little Rock; one son, Todd Rensch of Little Rock; three sisters, Kay Benson and husband David, Peggy Compton and husband Daryl all of Caseyville, Ill., Anna Marie Johnson of Kansas City, Mo.; and two grandchildren.
Memorials in lieu of flowers should be made to: Arkansas Hospice, 5600 12th St., Little Rock 72204; The Edward Rensch Jr. Employee Enrichment Fund at CARTI, CARTI Foundation, P.O. Box 55011, Little Rock 72215-5011; or The Cathedral of St. Andrew Restoration Fund, 617 South Louisiana Street, Little Rock 72201.
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