Paul Schlunt has been a Soaring Spirits Regional Leader for San Diego since 2016. He became widowed in 2013, and found Soaring Spirits through attending Camp Widow in 2014 at the suggestion of his grief counselor. Since then, Paul has presented at Camp Widow events since 2017, and has volunteered at several hospice facilitated grieving children's camps. He is employed in the biomedical field as a Development Staff Scientist at Beckman Coulter in the San Diego area. His plans are to move into grief counseling as he retires out of clinical diagnostics. He lives in San Diego with his new wife, Elaine.