High Schools Closer to Having Defibrillators on Campuses
By: Brent Ainsworth, NavatoPatch
Cathy Rucker, widow of fallen Novato firefighter, pushed hard for seven years to get AEDs installed.
Cathy Rucker knew the installation of defibrillators on local high school campuses was not high on the priority list for the Novato Unified School District. Not with all the contentious issues over the past year such as the closure of Hill Middle School, the investigation into new geographic boundaries for each school and the ongoing financial challenges with all school districts.