Industry loses rehab icon

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

EXETER, Pa. – Mark Smith, the general manager for public relations and consumer research for Quantum Rehab and Pride Mobility Products, passed away on Nov. 25 surrounded by his family. Smith, who was born with cerebral palsy and used a wheelchair, supplied input on various projects and provided consumer feedback to the research and development team for the two companies. He joined Pride and Quantum in 2001. Smith was also a prolific writer, authoring five books and countless magazine articles and columns. Additionally, he was known for his blog www.powerchairdiaries.com, formerly www.wheelchairjunkie.com. Smith is survived by his wife, Holly, and daughters, Emily and Annabelle.