#43 – Sara’s Story: Picking Up the Pieces after Losing a Spouse

Punam SaxenaUncategorized1 Comment


October 27, 2020

In this episode, Sara Roberts McCarley shares the loss of her husband, Randy Roberts, when her children were 6 and 3. Everyone grieves in a different way.

Sara discusses her story of her:
– Grief
– Telling her children
– Keeping Randy’s memory alive
– Finding purpose again
– Falling in love and remarrying Trey McCarley

Through this journey, Sara founded the Randy Roberts Foundation in honor of her late husband. The mission of the foundation is to ‘cultivate Florida’s future leaders through promoting civic engagement, public service initiatives and providing resources to students excelling in those areas’. Each year, Sara takes high school students to DC to learn the intricacies of how the government works.

There can be positive that comes out of tragedy. And Sara is proof of it.

Sara Roberts McCarley is the mother of 2, a Lakeland, Florida City Commissioner, and President of the Harrison Parents’ Association.

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