Steane made the donation on Tuesday in Saskatoon.
“My parents were generous in philanthropy and so I learned from them,” Robert Steane said in a press release.
“I’ve always felt that if you are able to and you are in a fortunate position, you should give back to the community.”
Construction and renovations to the 15-bed facility are funded as a part of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation’s $20-million Close to Home campaign for hospice and end-of-life care.
“Your heartfelt commitment to leaving a legacy helps change the way we care for those facing end-of-life.”
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Officials with the hospital said they are developing Saskatchewan’s first free-standing residential hospice.
The Catholic health facility is expected to be running in 2020.