Beth Loechler Cranson

After spending more than two decades as a newspaper reporter, editorial writer and columnist, Beth Loechler Cranson entered the world of public and media relations in 2009. She is driven by a desire to tell compelling stories, whether she is writing them herself or helping media outlets secure information and interviews. Beth, who lives in Grand Rapids with her husband and two children, embraces all four seasons Michigan has to offer. She’s a downhill skier who also enjoys mountain and road biking.

Posts from Beth Loechler Cranson

Patient Story

‘How do you thank someone you have never met?’

Bone marrow transplant brings tears of joy.

No ordinary grocery store

Food Club restores dignity for those who are food insecure.

Patient Story

‘I’ve been waiting for a long time’

Lilly gives thanks for a bone marrow donor as she prepares to receive the gift of life.

Patient Story

Lilly’s rebellion

Ten-year-old girl aims to conquer aplastic anemia with a life-changing bone marrow transplant.

‘Agradable y conveniente’

Spectrum Health hace equipo con Meijer para abrir la primera farmacia localizada en uno de sus hospitales.

‘Nice and convenient’

Spectrum Health teams up with Meijer to open hospital-based pharmacy.

Americans consuming fewer calories

Report finds we've definitely scaled back on those sugary soft drinks, but we could still use more fruits and vegetables.

A call to nursing service

Cadet nursing celebrated at Butterworth Hospital School of Nursing reunion and anniversary weekend

Kids + hand sanitizer = Bad news

Fruity gels are causing alcohol poisoning and drunkenness in children.