Dorothy Elaine Lewis, the first Coloured woman to be a matron at Groote Schuur Hospital, has died at the age of 88 years old. Lewis after serving at the hospital for 25 years, retired in 1995. Other than being the first Coloured matron, she also helped build the hospital's Oakstreet School. - Smile 90.4FM

Dorothy Elaine Lewis, the first Coloured woman to be a matron at Groote Schuur Hospital, has died at the age of 88 years old. Lewis after serving at the hospital for 25 years, retired in 1995. Other than being the first Coloured matron, she also helped build the hospital’s Oakstreet School.