Author:

John Norton

John Norton spent more than 30 years in the newspaper business, starting as a cub reporter for the Greenville Daily News and he recently retired from the industry as publisher of the Pioneer Group in Big Rapids. Now beginning an encore career as a communications specialist for Spectrum Health, he enjoys golfing, fishing, auction sales and spending time chasing his two young grandsons.

John Norton

Posts from John Norton

‘Giving back to our country’

Spectrum Health employees value their military service.

Planes, training and bicycles

Two Aero Med teams come together to Build-A-Bike for area children.

Patient Story

‘She’s a warrior’

Young bride and mother, Cassie England, resolves to beat cancer.

Patient Story

‘I just pick myself up and get back in the race’

After a Greenville couple beats cancer, they share a transformative art experience with fellow patients.

Patient Story

‘I couldn’t breathe’

A breast cancer diagnosis stuns Amy Flynn following her husband’s brain surgery.

Patient Story

‘It is the hardest day’

Two boys, both born early, fill the Neubert family with joy.

King of the hill

Greenville’s own Micah Bouman wins Spectrum Health Danish Dash.

‘It was almost divine timing’

Coles family ‘bonus baby’ brings joy.

Patient Story

Hunka hunka loads of fun

Elvis thrills rehab and nursing center residents at the annual car show.

Patient Story

‘I need a miracle team’

Football referee battles back from a critical knee injury.

Patient Story

‘A big community hug’

Hundreds gather to support racers, walkers and cancer care.

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