Family Health West honors board member

Bill Byers

Bill Byers has received an annual award recognizing his services to Family Health West in Fruita. Byers received the Ruth B. Wyper Award bestowed to an individual or entity that’s contributed to the mission of Family Health West.

“Bill Byers had led and supported the organization in so many ways. He is well-respected and admired by our entire community,” said Mark Francis, president and chief executive officer of Family Health West.

“I’m truly honored by this award,” Byers said. “There are so many people who have demonstrated their dedication to Family Health West over the years.”

Byers has served on the Family Health West Board of Directors since 1998, including a stint as board chairman.

The Ruth B. Wyper Award, named for a woman who received care at Family Health West, has been presented since 1959.