In Memory of Life Trustee Eugene Driker

September 30, 2022

“Ralph knew exactly what he was doing when he asked Eugene Driker to join us as one of the four life trustees to direct his foundation. Eugene brought wisdom, empathy and an incredible lived experience to every aspect of our work. His guidance in shaping the mission, values and direction of the foundation will live on through the foundation’s work and will continue long after the foundation closes its doors thanks to the impact that will be seen through our grantees and partners across our two regions. We are so blessed to have been given the gift of his love, friendship and humanity.”

– Mary Wilson, Board Chair & Life Trustee

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation would like to share a recent speech Eugene Driker provided at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Eugene & Elaine C. Driker Trail on Belle Isle Park in Detroit on April 26, 2022. It was a memorable and meaningful day for Foundation trustees, staff and Driker family.