tim duperron http://michiganradio.org en Focus: HOPE co-founder Eleanor Josaitis dies http://michiganradio.org/post/focus-hope-co-founder-eleanor-josaitis-dies <p><a href="http://www.focushope.edu/Default.aspx">Focus: HOPE</a>&rsquo;s co-founder Eleanor Josaitis died of cancer Tuesday morning. Focus: HOPE provides vocational training and food assistance. Josaitis and her partner Reverend William Cunningham founded the social services organization in the aftermath of the Detroit riots. Cunningham died in 1997.</p><p>Tim Duperron is the chief operating officer at Focus: HOPE who worked with Josaitis for 13 years. He says she had strong ties and loyalty with many people.</p> Tue, 09 Aug 2011 16:53:06 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 3668 at http://michiganradio.org Focus: HOPE co-founder Eleanor Josaitis dies