photo by Debbie Weinkauff

To say that Carol Scribner comes from an eclectic background is an understatement. Carol is a former professional pipe organist, registered nurse, Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) consultant, a retired advertising, marketing and communications CEO/founder and an award winning documentary writer, producer, director and photographer.

The company that bore her name represented such clients as Procter & Gamble, Merck, Lilly, Smith Kline, The Upjohn Company, Fujisawa and other global pharmaceutical and health care clients. Throughout her career she has combined her talents and passions to inform, educate and motivate the public about issues of health and quality of life.

Since retiring from the corporate world, Carol has traveled extensively, capturing images of extraordinary people who live in exotic corners of the world in very ordinary moments of their lives. These moments mirror those most ordinary yet meaningful moments in our own lives...our work, raising our children, practicing our faith, creating our homes. Many of these images, along with images of precious artifacts collected in her travels, have been combined with her prose and poetry into a powerful celebration of life in ten remote corners of the world in a book entitled To Life...in the Small Corners.

Profits from the sale of the book will be donated to TurtleWill, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation aiding families in Africa, India and Mongolia. Carol and her husband, C. Lawrence Decker, MD, a member of the foundation's board, are longtime supporters of TurtleWill. Their support of this worthwhile charity began with their early journeys to Ethiopia and Mali with TurtleWill founder Irma Turtle.