Longtime Healthcare Executive in Bowling Green Dies

Aug 14, 2012

A former president and chief executive officer of The Medical Center in Bowling Green has died. John Desmarais passed away Tueday at his home in Logan County.

Desmarais was named The Medical Center's Hospital Administrator in April of 1975. He worked for Commonwealth Health Corporation for 35 years before retiring. He oversaw many major developments at The Medical Center, including the move to new facilities in 1980, and the establishment of the Commonwealth Free Clinic.

No information on funeral arrangements has been released yet.