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Debra Jarvis    

Ordained Minister, Hospital Chaplain, Author & Breast Cancer Survivor

For ordained minister, hospital chaplain, author and breast cancer survivor Debra Jarvis, humor is a powerful balm.

Jarvis is not afraid to be funny even when doing very serious work with the sick and dying as a hospice chaplain, a pastoral consultant for volunteer groups caring for people with AIDS and MS, and staff chaplain at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Jarvis is the author of "It’s Not About the Hair: And Other Certainties of Life & Cancer," and numerous other books. Jarvis lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and enjoys traveling, sewing, cooking, and painting in her free time.

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