Dr. Katharine Richardson (medical doctor) and her sister Dr. Alice Graham (dentist) were the founders of Mercy Hospital, aka Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Katharine was the director of the hospital for 20 years, during which time she never took a salary. A devout nature lover, Katharine's funeral took place under her favorite maple tree on the hospital grounds. Katharine and Alice are buried side by side here.
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Widowed; died of cancer; daughter of Stephen Paine Berry and Harriet Benson, both b. PA
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