Gene Campbell, right, a longtime resident of the Angelus, died recently. His younger brother, Jimmy, made a push to get Gene out of a state hospital and into the Angelus House in 1984.Courtesy of Dave Shaver

Beloved Angelus resident 'taught us how to live'

In the early days of January 1984, Pauline Shaver drove from her home in St. Petersburg to the state mental hospital in Fort Myers. She tiptoed past the empty front desk and down the hallway toward a room where Gene Campbell, 21, lay strapped in a large crib. "Not soul was around,'' she recalled. "I felt God must h …