DOnor hero garden

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Curtis Gordon Kafka

Kindhearted Hero

Curt was an amazing man who loved God, his family, his friends and especially his daughter, Violet. He was kindhearted and he touched more lives then we will ever know with his kindness, gentleness and generosity. He was compassionate, joyful & full of adventure and so loved the outdoors & every living creature. We all miss you so much Curt!!

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RT "Bubba" Kalb

Donor Hero

Your generosity lives on in others

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Bojan Kalezic

Donor Son

It was sudden death, he wasn't sick.😪💔 His heart, kidneys and the liver were donated to 4 people. He gave them second chance and the new life. He is our hero, our son Bojan Kalezic.

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David Kallio

Kindhearted Hero

The love of my life gave his and saved the lives of 4 people with his major organs.

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Nathan Kamakea

Beloved Son

Child of God, Beloved Son, and Father of 5, Nathan would literally have given more than the shirt off his back if needed. Heaven's gain brought us great sorrow for his laughter and loving embrace are missed so very much. We are glad that a part of him might help someone else to embrace life on Earth for a time and hope for Eternity in a Loving God.

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Naiyareh Karimimanesh

Donor Hero

Naiyareh signed up to be an organ donor at 16 and donated both kidneys, liver, and pancreas after her car accident nearly 12 years later.

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Carl Karsseboom

Loving Husband

My parents had signed up years ago and my husband and I followed their example. When my husband died suddenly I knew he would be taken care of. He would have been able to donated his corneas but I was not home to receive the call and when I called back it was too late for him to be a donor. He is still a donor in my heart.

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Mary Kasprzak

Donor Hero

Mary was born with Down syndrome. Defying all the predictions and labels- both cultural and medical- Mary transformed everyone she touched with her innocence, unconditional love, humor and ability to forgive. Mary saved the lives of five others. Mary's true story is told in the book "Plain Vanilla with Rainbow Sprinkles."

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Robbie Katzenbach

Donor Hero

Robbie loved life and lived it to its fullest. He always had a way of making his friends laugh. He is loved and missed by both his family and friends. Robbie had made a conscious decision to be a donor. His final gift.

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Dian M Kay

Loving Mother

Dian was 36 years old mother of 3, born and raised in West Virginia.She would do anything for anyone and had the best heart. She worked in the hospitality industry and had people that would follow her where ever she went. She was a West Virginia University Football fanatic as well as a die-hard Cowboys fan. She was the best all around

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Dian M. Kay

Loving Daughter

Our daughter passed away in 2019 from a brain aneurysm. Her Father and I were not aware that she was a registered organ donor.We were approached by KODA to see if he wanted to fulfill her wishes,We did not hesitate a minute to give our blessing. Dian will always be a HERO to her family. Her unselfishness has allowed others to live.

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Dian Madeline Kay

Donor Hero

She was always there for anyone. I am so blessed she became a donor. She will always live on in the other recipients she helped. She will always have a special place in my heart. She will always live on. Thank you for everything you do.

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Terry Lee Kaylor

Donor Hero

Terry loved wrestling n horses. Once he bred 2 of his boss's horses w/o permission. This horse became a champion as Terry grinned from Heaven. Terry had already been in a bad wreck b4 the one that took his life. With a huge scar on his head, he signed 2 B a donor even though the DMV employee had ben rude 2 him. He politely said, where do I sign?"

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Wayne Keddy

A Giver

My husband - the most generous person. Those who know & love him say “he would give you the shirt off of his back”. Because of his love for others (even strangers) blind people will see, burn victims will heal and others will continue to be blessed by his generosity. He truly followed the greatest command to love God and love one another. ❤️

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Melinda Keel

Donor Hero

In anything Melinda does, she gives with her whole heart. That’s why when Melinda’s sister-in-law needed a kidney, Melinda was one of the first in the family to be tested. It turns out that she was a match, and so Melinda graciously gave one of her kidneys to her sister-in-law. Melinda continues to live a normal and fruitful life.

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Ryan Kelley

Kindhearted Hero

Ryan lost his life in 2013 following a tragic pedestrian-motor vehicle accident. Through this tragedy, I received the gift of life, and carry a piece of Ryan with me everyday. I wouldn't be where I am today without him.

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Kendall Kelly

Donor Hero

Kendall Kelly is my hero I wouldn't be here if it weren't for him.. he was a wonderful man and he has a great family! May God bless them all! His legacy will forever live on every time my heart beats.

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Kendal Kelly

Donor Hero

Because of Kendal, my 24 yr old son, Larry Reaves has a good strong heart.

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Kendal James Kelly

Donor Hero

Kendal was my 24 yr old son. Full of life from the time he was born. He loved people and people loved him. He was a lineman. His work and fishing were his passions. He has a 5 yr old boy and an 8 month baby girl that he never got to meet. We know Larry received his heart and I was able to meet him and to listen to that heart beating still.

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Andrew Kennedy

A Giver

He passed away from an atv accident. He was such a great person, would give you the shirt off his back.

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Andrew Kennedy

Loving Son

Andrew was our miracle child. We were told we would never have children. Then God blessed us with him. So full of life, laughter and fun. He lived large and loud. We lost him in 2016 due to a four wheeler accident. He saved 6 lives and gave sight to a seventh. Andrew was a blessing to us, his family, and to so many others with his gift of donation.

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Roberta Kennedy

Donor Hero

“The Very Thought of You” Dearly loved and deeply missed

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Terry Ann Kersting

Loving Mother

Our mom passed away suddenly in 2013, she made the selfless choice to become an organ donor and was able to help so many people. She was the best mom, grandma, and friend you could ever hope for. Since then, and because of her, many of our friends and family have signed up to be donors💚

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Ronald James Kes

Loving Husband

Ron lives on through eye and tissue donation. I miss him very much, he was truly my best friend and soul mate. I was truly blessed to have him in my life.

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Alicia Key

Donor Hero

Alicia gave me the gift of life after she was in a car accident. I received my liver transplant on August 11,1995 at Barnes Jewish Hospital. I was 35 years old. She was only 18 years old. I try to live my life to honor Alicia.

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Dakota Kilburn

Donor Hero

Dakota was a die hard football fan. So many memories of playing football shirtless in the snow, wearing 80's wigs, and lots of other crazy adventures. You were always there for your friends and could make anyone smile. I was honored to wear your #45 in football and know you were there with us when we won region and are with the class of 2020!

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Beth Kilian

Donor Hero

Than you Beth for your gift to Julie. <3

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Joey Kimbrell Jr.

A Giver

He would have wanted others to benefit from his death. That’s just who he was. He will forever be missed, but knowing parts of him live on is a comfort.

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Kason Cody Kimbrell

Donor Hero

Kason was 24 when he died in a diving accident.He was one of the most generous,loving,and kind young men you'd ever meet.He never met a stranger!His smile and laugh was truly unforgettable.He chose to become a donor at 16 and in his passing saved 4 people and helped countless more with his gifts.You are my HERO son I love and miss you. Mom

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Mykah Kimbrell

Selfless Hero

Mykah was a living Kidney Donor to my mom Linda Bartlett. My mom had polycystic kidney disease. Mykah selflessly gave of herself to gave my mother a normal life for 10 more years.

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Justin Kime

Generous Donor

He was simply the best. Kind, generous and loving. No one better. He was always wanting to know- how can he pray for you today.

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Kristopher Kime

Donor Hero

Thousands of lives have been changed because of you Kris. Your legacy will be infinite.

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Marah Patrice Kinder

Generous Hero

Marah was the kindest and generous of souls. Known for giving away her own things to others in need. She was excited about her future after graduating high school and dreamed of having her own children. She was intelligent and witty with the most infectious laugh. Marah was able to continue to help others after her life was ended too early at 19.

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Betty (Tuttie) King

Donor Hero

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Della King

Donor Hero

Della was a beautiful young woman who lived her life in faith, hope, and love. She chose to be an organ donor, so when the time came, we knew that Della would want others to receive the gift of life. Five people received seven of her organs. Della always made the most of every moment - she is, and will always be, our hero. We love you, Della!

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James Daniel King

Donor Hero

James was Loving and gentle to all he met. For everyone he helped, may each and everyone of you feel all the love as and joy that we did

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Jesse King

Donor Hero

14 years ago I donated my son's organs after he was declared brain-dead after a car accident. He saved 3 lives that night! He had asked me 3 months before his accident if I was an organ donor in which I am and he decided that he wanted to also be an organ donor. He is my HERO !!

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William King

Donor Hero

After motorcycle accident William waited for kidney transplant that never came. He wanted every possible chance for others so, his skin, bone morrow, and one remaining eye went to needy Texan. Now please do the same.

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Earl S. Kinken

Donor Hero

Earl was an incredible brother, uncle, husband, dad, grandpa. He is greatly missed by many.

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Earl Kinken

Donor Hero

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Remy Kisting

Donor Hero

My mom sat me down and told me that no matter what she wanted to be an organ donor if something happened to her. She passed away in 1999 and donated both lungs and liver. I have met both recipients. I have been friends with the lady that received her lungs for the past 20 years she just passed away last October. I miss them both very dearly.

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Martin Christopher Klaiber

Giving Hero

To know Martin was to love him. Martin embodied every single great quality that God could instill in one person - he was kind hearted, caring, generous, giving, loving and always hopeful. We will all forever hold him close, cherish the wonderful memories and hope to someday see him again.

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Daniel Knopp

Donor Hero

Danny could be rough around the edges but selflessly gave of his time,labor-and love. Danny gave a better quality of life through his cornea and skin tissue donations. The world is certainly a different place without him, but better because of him.

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Ricky Koczka

Donor Hero

I love you daddy I will never forget you

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Melissa Haley Koelemay

Loving Hero

Missy was a loving daughter, sister, mother, and friend. Her heart belonged to her sons. There was nothing she wouldn't do for them. Everyone who knew her heart and soul loved her. She would help anyone she could and was grateful to do so. She would be so proud that her final gift would be to save the lives of others. She is loved and missed!

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Derek Kojiro

Donor Hero

My big brother, Derek, would be one of the last people I'd think of to become a donor. Only because he was so cynical about life. But his friends and family would all tell you he had the biggest heart in his sometimes gruff exterior. I hope he knows that he was able to help others. His last gift has brought me a great sense of love and peace.

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Abby Kondos

Loving Hero

She was loved by many. Especially all of her grandchildren.

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James Kor

Loving Hero

James was a wonderful loving husband, father and grandfather. Always there for everyone. Giving everything he had to help. He is deeply missed.

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David Kornas

Donor Hero

Dad you were taken from us way too soon. And so unexpectedly. In all of our grief, you still helped people. You are thought of everyday. I love you.

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David Kornas

Loving Hero

Dad, you were taken from us way too soon. And so tragically and unexpectedly. In our grief, you were still able to help people. You are missed and loved everyday. I love you.

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Michael C Korpon Sr.

Generous Hero

Most generous man who continues to help others with tissue donation

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Whitney Mae Kosch

Donor Hero

Whitney Mae was the sweetest most sincere teenager you would ever meet! Everyone considered her their best friend! Unfortunately due to an horrible accident we lost her at the young age of 15! We remember her daily & are so grateful we were able to donate several of her organs! Forever in our hearts!

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David Kotowski

Donor Hero

Dave was an adventurer, always on the go and on the look out for the next adventure. He passed away while we were on our adventure. He died how he lived. I miss you dad, but I am very proud that you were a donor. You live on in others <3

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Jim Krause

Donor Hero

Jim's life was taken doing what he loved, riding his bicycle on a beautiful September morning. He was a unique guy who loved everyone and was always positive...even when times were tough. He is missed greatly.

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Jaden Krauss

Loving Hero

Jaden was 13 when his life was taken by gun violence. There is no greater sorrow than losing a child, but when given the opportunity to help Jaden be someone’s light in my darkest time, I was certain that was what he would have chosen. In his last heroic act, he donated all of his vital organs. I will forever be his biggest fan.

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Jonathan Jay Krawcheck

Beloved Hero

In honor of my beloved son, gone much too soon. He was quick to help during his life and continued until the end.

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Jacob Krebs

Donor Hero

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Terri Lynn Kreminski

Donor Hero

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David Shawn Krivanek II

Loving Son

Not a day goes by that I think of you, I miss your smile your laugh, and just the funny faces you would make . So many things have changed here. I hope to meet the people you helped save, would love to look into your eyes again and feel your heart beat . So many people miss you, we remember all the fun things you did . Love you so much your mom

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Anna Kroger

Donor Hero

Forever grateful to my donor and her family for saying yes to life. Not only did they save my life, more importantly, they saved my family. My wife still has her husband of 26 years and my children still have their father. My donor's legacy is lived out every moment of every day through myself and her other recipients.

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Taylor Kuenzel

Donor Hero

Taylor was a beautiful young lady, a wonderful daughter and proud sister. Her smile was contagious. She taught us all so much a was a blessing to everyone she met.

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Justin Kuney

Generous Donor

Justin suffered a cardiac arrest in 2018. He passed away in 2018 the day after his 37th birthday. Justin donated tissue, corneas/eyes and various other veins, heart valves. His donation of eyes/corneas provided someone with the gift of sight. I believe he lives on in others now.

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Jonathon Paul Kuzminski

Donor Hero

Jonathon, my 20 month old grandson, taken away way too soon in 2011. Through you, two children's lives were saved. You are never gone from our hearts and memories. Your TiTi Stephanie is with you now. She was my co-captain for Team Jonathon. You were her favorite. Grandpa, mommy, daddy, Paulie, Manny & Zay & Uncle Steve miss you lots

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Alice "Lynn" Kyzer

Donor Hero

My wife was a happy, beautiful, caring, loving, kind,religious lady. She was called home in 2013 but before she went, we did organ tissue donation through Sharing Hope. She has helped 4 ladies that I know of. I have since became a donor myself and try to get others to be donors as well. I will always love you Lynn ,thank you for being my hero!

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John D. Lackey

Beloved Son

John D Lackey beloved son, brother and uncle.

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Lakota

Donor Hero

Lakota was an outgoing, loving, caring man. He always put others before himself. He was a father of 4 beautiful little girls that he adored and strived to set the best examples for. He loved to laugh, dance, and enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. Lakota, known by most as Cody, had a smile that could change anyone's day.

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William Lancaster

Amazing Father

William was an amazing father and husband. After a long battle fighting AFIB he lost his precious life. He was a man that would give you his last penny if you needed it. He loved life and people. He is dancing in Heaven knowing that he could give the gift of life to others. That gives our daughter and me peace. Always be missed!

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Jason Landwehr

Donor Hero

A childhood friend that I’ll never forget! #JML #LoveIsForever

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Jason Landwehr

Donor Angel

Jason was a person that is missed by his family and friends to where words are hard to describe the pain and grief. He is our angel now. He looks out for everyone like he did on earth. He was a very grounded person and a mentor to all his cousins. He is my inspiration even in heaven.

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Jason M Landwehr

Loving Hero

Jonathon, my 20 month old grandson, taken away way too soon in 2011. Through you, two children's lives were saved. You are never gone from our hearts and memories. Your TiTi Stephanie is with you now. She was my co-captain for Team Jonathon. You were her favorite. Grandpa, mommy, daddy, Paulie, Manny & Zay & Uncle Steve miss you lots

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James Lane

A Giver

My brother was always a giver in life, so it's fitting that he gave in death as well.

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Kris Lane

Donor Hero

he passed away last march from clot in heart, he donated all available organs , his older brother passed away in 2011 i believe but he had lived for 2 more years following a heart transplant so Kris wanted to give back when he passed. A very special person in many peoples lives.

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Antoine Langston

Donor Hero

Gave All He Had, Even in the End to Save Lives

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Nehemiah James Larimer

Donor Hero

In his last days of his eighteen years, Nehemiah modeled the profound. He checked the box. He gave life forward through organ donation and because of this, others live and sight has been gained. These individuals now, have more time to model actions for their earth legacy.

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Steven Larkin

Donor Hero

My son Passed from Chf. He was 26 years old with a beautiful little girl. She was 2 at the time her daddy passed away

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Noah John Larson

Loving Hero

Noah was 15 months old and had a twin sister Emelia. Noah was rushed to the hospital in 2016 from a tragic injury from his babysitters home. Noah is a super hero for sure as he gave life to other people donating his organs to help others that needed them. A Super Hero from the day he was born. NJL4EVA Love Mimi

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Douglas Lash

Generous Hero

At the young age of 10, my brother wanted to donate to people in need. He watched a show where one person had donated their organs and saved another’s life and felt compelled to do the same thing. In 1990, he did. He successfully helped several people. Thirty years later, one of the recipients is still living with his gift of life!

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Elizabeth Diane Parker LaTourrette

Donor Hero

My mother was a very strong woman all the way until her passing she’s always giving and giving to anyone when she could & Her final wishes it was to be A Organ, Eye, & Tissue Donor

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Dennis R. Lauterbach, Sr.

Donor Hero

Dad has always been our HERO! He was committed to his Lord, his family and his career. He was a hard worker and a gentle giant. His word was his bond and nothing would break that. His absence has left a huge hole in our lives but we know we will see him again very soon. We love you Dad!!

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Benjamin Joshua Laux Jr.

Loving Son

My hero is my son Benjamin Joshua Laux Jr. Ben died of Glioblastoma Multiforme in 2019 at the age of 25. He was known for his gentle, loving ways. As he faced his own mortality he said "I am planning for either way". Ben said "Mom, if I die donate everything that can be of use to anyone". I miss you Ben, forever my loving, generous son.

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Jane Gray Krutz Lay

Donor Hero

She has stepped over into the presence of the one and only, living God. Because she believed in the power that raised Jesus Christ- she now lives eternally with him in glory. And I will go to them one day. I can’t wait to tell her that she was able to be a donor! As long as I’m living- my Marmy you’ll be.

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Ralph Lazarine

Donor Hero

Loved By All! Cornea Research Donor. Beautiful legacy of helping many through research efforts to improve treatments and medications for a rare eye disease.

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Matthew Leach

Loving Father

Sweet and loving father of Samuel Zane Leach, brother and son
MATTHEW ZANE LEACH

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Gia Grace LeDoux

Donor Hero

Gia Grace - "God's Gracious Gift", age 6. Forever our donor hero.

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Alexis "Lexi" Legarreta

Donor Hero

My daughter was a vibrant 18yr old who passed away from PAH and Lupus. She was the kindest soul you ever met. She had a big heart and an even bigger heart for the elderly and animals. She always wanted to be an organ donor. Due to her illness she was not able to donate all she wanted but was still able to donate. She is my forever HERO!

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Tania Legault

Donor Hero

We lost Tania at the age of 15. She would say to me “Mom, if you ever need a kidney, I will give you mine”. So, when Gift of Life came to us that horrible night, there was no hesitation, I knew it was something she would want. Our hero saved 2 lives with those kidneys. We miss her always❤️

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Roberta K. LeMay

Amazing Mother

My mom suffered from a stroke in 2006, she had donor marked on her drivers license. As a family, we decided to honor her wish in donating her organs to save lives! My mom was an amazing woman, who would stop anything to help. She loved playing softball, going shopping, going to concerts and traveling with her two daughters.

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Tony Leonard

Donor Hero

Tony was a lifeguard in life and death. He lit up the world and a lot of hearts!!!! Missed everyday!!! 💙

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Daniel LeRoy

Amazing Man

Daniel was an amazing young man who lived life to the fullest. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was always there to lend a hand if ever they needed him. His blue eyes, rosy cheeks, and mischievous grin are missed by all. He lives on in others...making it possible for them to fulfill God's purpose for their lives.

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Nicole Lester

Donor Hero

Nicole Lester’s life was cut short in 2016 at the age of 20 following a car accident. As a registered organ donor, Nicole was able to save and enhance countless lives through her gift of organ and tissue donation. She continues to live on through the recipients of these donations and their very grateful families.

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Sheila Lester

Loving Hero

My Mama would always light up when she sees you and would always carry a conversation with you, even if she didn’t know you she would just talk stories and talk about all her kids. she loved her kids so much, she’d call and text us every day even with our busy lives she’s still leave a text of “I love you”, My mom will always be our Hero.

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Chantel Kaleialoha Letreta (Kaaumoana)

Beautiful Hero

My sister, Chantel was a loving and beautiful woman, daughter, sister, mother, and grandmother. She was taken from us far too soon but her legacy lives on. She was able to help a few people after her passing. Some were people who have been on dialysis. Her gift of life was as beautiful as her. Love you forever Chan! Please give dad a hug for me.

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Lindsey Levett

Donor Hero

Your last act of kindness on earth was to save lives! My hero! Love you forever!

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Marion "Sue" Levickas

Loving Mother

My mother was a hero, who was taken from is too soon, but we knew her final wishes and donated her organs to the Gift of Life, Michigan. We were broken, but continued on, not knowing or thinking about those who received her gift. Now, some 13+ years later, we know of at least one life that got to continue and has been a blessing to see.

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Christopher Lewis

Beautiful Hero

I would not be here today had Chris not decided to become an organ donor. I hope to live my best life to honor his choice.

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Dustin Lewis

Generous Hero

Dustin was a hero in life and now in death. He served 2 combat tours with the Army earning a Purple Heart Medal. He died less than 2 months ago and heroically saved the lives of 4 men with his final act of honor and selflessness. He was a blessing to all who knew him. His compassion was limitless and his laugh infectious. Rest easy, bud.

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Jacob Lewis

Donor Hero

Jacob is a son, brother, uncle. Jacob loved life, he also had a amazing love for God. His smile lit up a room. In 2018, Jacob went home to our Heavenly Father. Jacob taught us what it meant to have faith, not just believe. There isn’t a moment that Jacob isn’t thought of. How we miss him saying “good morning, praise Jesus for a new day.”

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Brock Lindsey

Donor Hero

My sister Brock was a loving, caring funny young women. She loved to play tennis and be with her friends. Her one true love in this world was her beloved son Lukas. She was an amazing aunt to her 2 nieces and 2 nephews. She was loved by many and missed by many more.

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Zander Anthony Liotto

Donor Hero

Zander was a full of life little boy. He enjoyed the outdoors and especially enjoyed spending time at our camp. We can not thank LOPA enough for the guidance we received in paying it forward through Organ donation. We know Zander has saved lives and lives on

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Jeff Little

Donor Hero

Jeff was a caring, loving person who enjoyed helping others. He decided to become an organ donor when his best friend’s wife needed a liver transplant. He would be so proud to know he helped someone else live a longer, more fulfilling life.

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Sandy Little

Donor Hero

Sandy was a daughter, sister, wife, mother,  Nana, aunt and friend. She loved her family passionately. Momma had a nuturing spirit and a caregiver's heart. She was selfless and always helping others. Her home reflected her heart, accepting, loving and open to all. She loved unconditionally and was a blessing to all who knew her.

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Zackiel Liverpool

Donor Hero

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Lindsey Lockhart

Donor Hero

Lindsey was a Ray of Sunshine to so many. She gave the gift of life at age 21 in 2020

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Jacob Logeman

Beautiful Hero

Jake was a soft-spoken rebel with an irresistible charm and a deep love for others. He was well-loved by his communities (including the kids in Haiti who named him "Rock Star.") He had a servant's heart & always put others' needs before his own. It is no surprise that, even in death, he would give to others. His Gift of Life is our greatest pride.

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Monica Miller Long

Donor Hero

Monica passed from this earth in 2019 in Sulphur, La. She left behind 2 beautiful daughter's, 3 and 4. She loved her kids, loved life. She had a snarky and sarcastic attitude but would give her last dollar to help anyone. She is missed every day. Just knowing that a part of her is out there helps.

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Arturo Longoria

Loving Hero

Art was the sweetest. I saw this printed at his celebration of life and is so true. We didn't have enough time but we had enough love to last a lifetime. He touched everyone with his kind & gentle soul. He is missed & loved everyday by family & friends, near & far. His selfless life resulted in providing the gift of vision to two individuals.

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Steven Lopez

Donor Hero

Good Son, Good Man, Good Father.

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Steven Lopez

Loving Hero

My brother passed away at 32 years old on Easter Sunday in 2016 due to a brain aneurysm. He was full of life, always positive, laughing, caring. He was taken from us unexpectedly but his memory lives on. We miss him dearly <3

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Daniel Lord

Donor Hero

Daniel was a happy 15 year old boy when he died tragically. He was the oldest of six children and was known as the helper of the family. He chose organ donation on his own when he applied for a learner’s permit, and became a donor five months later. Daniel is still a helper in death, a legacy left for a life cut too short. He is greatly missed.

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Will Lorino

Donor Hero

Will was a loving 14 year old with a quirky smile and a twinkle in his eye. He loved old cars, playing army, drawing, and riding his bike. Will wanted to be a Marine. Through his organ donation, Will saved for lives. He will always be our hero.

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Tyler James Louviere

Donor Hero

Our son Tyler Louviere went to our eternal home in 2015. Tyler who signed up to be an organ donor at the DMV gave life saving organs to five people and vision to two. He is survived by his parents Kody and Lori Louviere and his sister Hailey. Tyler was a lover of people, sports, hunting, fishing, country music and Cajun food.

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Jaxson Love

Donor Hero

My "sonshine", my Jaxson is my only son and was 2 years old when he donated his heart and liver to 2 little boys younger than him. Although myself, his sisters and the whole family miss him so much, we take comfort in knowing that part of him lives on and that he is a superhero for saving lives. We love you Jaxson!!

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Jayce Loveday

Donor Hero

This isn't something that is easy to talk about - what will happen after you die - but she made it clear that this was her wish - to help others any way she could and we believe she did.

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Shad Austin Loveland

Donor Hero

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Cheryl Lowe

Loving Mother

Mom was the kind of person that took more Joy from doing for others than for herself. A person at her job told her once that he didn't like her much, but they were family. She was the kind of person that made family wherever she went. Now, she is helping families stay together and giving others a new lease on life. She would love that.

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Cheryl Lowe

Donor Hero

Cheryl was the love of my life. She always put others first. She always made time for the people she loved; no matter whether she was dog tired from working or in a bad mood. She loved to laugh and was always smiling. I miss her, but I know that she would be so happy knowing that she could continue helping others. Her love lives on.

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Harry Lozano

Donor Hero

He served in the Marines because he was a caring/giving person. Always taking care/helping others. He was a great father of 2 sons. They were his life, a big part of why he worked so hard and learned new things. Always planning for the future. We were married for 27yrs(not long enough). He was kind/funny and my best friend. The Love of my life.

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Michael J Lubig

Generous Hero

Mike died while in duty at the firehouse. He continued saving lives even in death by donating his organs and tissue

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April Lucas

Donor Hero

Daughter, sister, relative, and friend to so many and hero to all. April's spirit and dedication will forever inspire us to love and grow by helping others while living our lives to the fullest. Our love only grows with you.

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LaTisha Lucas

Beautiful Hero

A beautiful daughter, wife and mother. She was a dedicated employee with Lincoln Public Schools for 16 years. She was a Special Olympic Athlete and volunteer for several organizations. She always wanted to help out. and that continued with her organ, tissue donations. You will always be missed but never forgotten. #Love4Tisha

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Logan Luft

Donor Hero

In 2017, Logan Luft lost his life in an ATV accident. Logan donated his organs to 5 individuals and bettered the lives of over 25 through tissue donation. In 2019 the state of Iowa passed Logan's Law in his memory, which allows individuals to sign up to be an organ donor when buying their Iowa hunting/fishing license.

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Natalia Ambrosia Luna

A Giver

Natalia will always be a hero to me. She was the most selfless, giving, and loving person. She loved everyone, never judged, even when there were times she could have been negative about something, she always saw the good in everyone. She loved all the kids, her cousins and my newborn g'daughter that will be born in May will be named after her.

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Natalia Ambrosia Luna

Beautiful Hero

Natalia (Natalie or Nat) was a kind and giving person. She had a bright and positive personality that frequently came with a warning label, especially for public events. She loved her family and was a favorite of the young kids due to her warm and caring nature as well as her glowing humor. She was loved, and will be missed every single day.

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Natalia Luna

Donor Hero

My cousin was the liveliest person alive. Her spirit was contagious and she would have wanted to give everything she could for someone in need.

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Natalia Luna

Selfless Hero

Natalia was a selfless person, willing to help anyone in need. Even with her untimely passing, she was able to give the gift of life and sight to others in need through organ donation. Natalie is missed every day by her family. We love you Natalie.

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Alan "Paul" Lund

Donor Hero

Paul was killed in a car wreck, a victim of an older gentleman who "failed to yield". I had no doubt in my mind what Paul would do, when I was asked about organ donation. He was a loving, giving person. I later learned from his best friend that they had talked about it, and Paul said "If anything happens to me, I hope they salvage me".

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U.S. Army Ranger Benjamin R.L. Lunn

Donor Hero

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Samantha Lynn

Donor Hero

Got a short letter from Samantha’s. Aunt about her She loved animals she did not drive. But was killed by a motorist. So thankful her relatives donated her organs Her aunt said she was a very loving person

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Emily C Lyons

Donor Hero

My beautiful 19 year old daughter, Emmy, saved six people's lives, gave sight to two people, and improved the lives of 60+ people in 22 different states. She was an amazing young woman in physical form and proves to be just as amazing as a spirit. Her legacy continues and she continues to change lives with her lessons. I am so proud! #emstrong

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Sofia Victoria Macias-Rocha

Donor Hero

Mientras en mi alla vida, siempre seras mi bebe. Te amo Chofis.

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Janet Mack

Loving Hero

My mom loved her grandchildren and her heart was so huge when it came to them. We always talk about her so that she won't be forgotten.

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Thomas Scott MacLeod

Donor Hero

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Kerwin Maclin

Donor Hero

My dad was a library field with comedy, literature, musical notes! He had the best time of his life and truly enjoyed living! I’m so proud of him for giving the gift of life, truly a hero and inspiration to me!

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Jarod Maessen

Donor Hero

Jarod lost his life three weeks before his 21st birthday. We honored his decision to be an organ donor. He was able to donate his heart, pancreas, both kidneys and his liver. His liver recipient was an 10 year old young lady we have met. Jarod loved to help others and continued to do so, even in his death. Known by many, loved by all.

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Margaret Magill

Donor Hero

My Mom always supported donation, way before I ever began working in the field. Due to various reasons there were no transplant options. So she was "just" a whole eye for research donor. But it's never "just." The spirit of giving behind the gift is equally inspiring, regardless of how, where, or if there is ever a recovery or transplant.

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Corey Stephen Maher

Donor Hero

My son Corey's life ended too soon. The impact he has left on his family and the other families he has touched with his gifts has been tremendous. Through the gift of organ donation, Corey has given hope and life back to others. His gifts were Heart Lungs Kidney's/Liver. He will forever live within our hearts and Memories. We miss & Love you Corey.

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Matthew Makowsky

Donor Hero

I love you Matthew. You will always be my hero.

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Malcom

Donor Hero

Grit had 9 lives. Malcom saved 9 lives. He made the most of his whole life.

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Malcom

Donor Hero

I miss you so much. You will live on forever. I love you always.

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Eden James Malmberg

Donor Hero

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Tracy Mangan

Donor Hero

A gift opens the way and ushers the giver into the presence of the great.

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Deacon Marberry

Donor Hero

Deacon was a handsome red headed 12 year old boy that loved life. He loved soccer and dreamed of being a professional soccer player. He could run like the wind and was excited for the school year to come so he could take track. But God called him home.He was very giving and cared about everyone and wanted to be an organ donor to help others in need

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Connor Marcel

Donor Hero

Connor was our only child and the most important person in our lives.. My husband and I tried for 13 years to have a child of our own when we finally decided to adopt from Korea. Connor died when the person we left him with, left him in a bathtub alone with her 3 year old. Connor became a hero that day and saved 3 lives. We love you Connor!

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Ryan Thomas Marchand

Donor Hero

Ryan was 14 ... He loved life. He looks bed to help ... He was taken from us in 2017. He chose to be a donor I just followed his wishes. We miss you everyday...

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Brittany Marie

Loving Daughter

In 2014 my beautiful daughter Brittany died at the age of 31. She had collapsed at work. She had been drinking Monster Energy drinks. She was on life support for thirteen days. Sadly she passed away. That day she became so many people's heroes by donating her kidneys, liver, skin and tissue.

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Erin Marie

Donor Hero

Erin was only 19. She was so adventureous, loving,caring, humble, giving and always helping someone.She has two sisters, two brothers, nephews and nieces and lots of cousins.She was an organ donor and has helped so many with her wonderful gifts. She was attending college to become a nurse, always wanting to care care of others. She is still helping.

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Markus

Donor Hero

In 2018, Markus, my heart donor, became my Donor Hero and saved my life.

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Jorge Jose Marles

Donor Hero

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Daniel Marriott

Loving Father

My dad was and will always be my hero. He is the strongest man that I know that fought for his life for years. An organ donor saved his life in 2012 with the gift of a liver transplant and he tried to do the same. My dad raised 3 amazing and strong women who miss him every single day. I love you dad!

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Daniel Marriott

Donor Hero

Daniel took pride in being a father to 3 daughters, and grandfather to 4 grandchildren. In 2012 he received the gift of organ donation by receiving a liver. Since then he made it a goal to teach the community about organ donation through Donor Network West. We were able to fulfill his final wishes and he became a donor by donating his tissue.

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Cody Marshall

Donor Hero

Fun loving 20 year old guy who loved to skateboard. He was a loving son and uncle and brother. Her loved to be silly with his cousins. No matter how old he got he would give me a hug and tell me I love you. He loved to make people laugh. He would want his recipients to live life to the fullest.

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Jacy Marley Kadison Marshall

Donor Hero

My son was brutally murdered in 2018. I am proud that he wanted to be a donor and tissue and eyes was his donation.

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Bradley Martin

Donor Hero

Bradley is a son, brother, uncle, husband, and a daddy. He is the most selfless person I have ever met. He always put others before himself. He had a bright smile and the most wonderful sense of humor.

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Christina Martin

Donor Hero

Christina was a wonderful, beautiful, young woman and the best big sister. She was able to do what she did best by help others. Losing a child is hard but it’s the positive memories that hold us together like Dad’s French toast on a Saturday morning and singing along to Jason Alden on the radio. Christina, you are forever loved.

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Kyle Martin

Donor Hero

Kyle was taken too soon, at the age of 22 from a traumatic brain injury. Kyle was able to give the gift of life by multiple organ donation. (heart, kidneys, pancreas, liver and corneas) He lives forever through the lives he saved and in the hearts and memories by all who loved him. He is deeply MISSED!!!

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Terry Martin

Donor Hero

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T'neil Davon Martin

Donor Hero

Brave and Beautiful our sweet girl gave the Gift of Life and will live on forever in our hearts!

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Christopher Ray Martinez

Donor Hero

Christopher was my son and also a brother. He was a beautiful person and will always be remembered during his short life. He was very spontaneous, carefree and exceptionally artistic. Chris was very much loved by lives he touched. There is not a day that goes by I don't think about him and miss him deeply. Rest in peace my son!

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Jafet Calderon Martinez

Donor Hero

Hoy mi corazón y mi mente te recuerda como hermano cuanto daría por k el tiempo retrocediera para poderte tener a mi lado como siempre mi cómplice mi mejor amigo y mi confidente no sabes cuanto te extraño 😢 pero a la vez estoy conforme por darle vida a tantas personas como hacías en vida pues tu generosidad y bondad era lo k tanto sobre brillaba.

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Omar Martinez

Donor Hero

Omar was born on Sept 20-2010 He was born with Spina Bifida a condition of life Neverthless He and Me tried to be the most happy possible.. He was in 3th grade when He had a problem with his brain. Omar Still with me every moment of my life. I try every day to be happy for his memory and I am the most proudest mom in the world . forever my Angel

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Ramona Martinez

Donor Hero

Thank you sister for allowing me to have quality of life again. I love you.

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Raymond C. Martinez

Loving Son

Loving son and brother. He loved sports specially he's Seattle Seahawks, NASCAR, Basketball. He favorite food was tacos.

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Raymond Martinez

Donor Hero

Raymond was able to help out 2 different families with his generosity of donating both of his Kidneys. We have been lucky enough to receive such wonderful letters and gifts from the recipients. Raymond was a loving and funny guy. He knew how to brighten up the room with just his smile. He loved his Seattle Seahawks and loved to fish!

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Eric Marumoto

Selfless Hero

So very proud of my son for his selfless act of being a donor. Love and miss you.

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Nicole Danielle Mason

Donor Hero

What a beautiful girl with a big heart. She loved her family and was also a true friend. She was taken from us way too soon and she will be forever "18". She helped save the lives of 5 people and her heart is still beating today in our friend Inger in Colorado. We will continue to celebrate your life, Nikki!

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Meridene Massey

Donor Hero

One minute here, the next you were gone. Since you are gone, your gift allows someone's life to be better than it was. You live on in some small way.

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Richard Massey

Donor Hero

Dick and I had five short wonderful years together. I have been asked, "would you do it over, even if the path and outcome were the same"? My response: "I would do it again in a heartbeat". He was a gentle soul.

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Kelly Masters

Donor Hero

He loved to wear crazy hats, sunglasses and do funny things to his hair. He was the life of the group. Kelly had real hunger for the answers to the great questions of Life and Love. He was a very deep person and loved by so many.

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Lillian Kaye Mathews

Donor Hero

She was a wonderful woman, a teacher, and a great mom. She saved a lot of people by donating.

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Meghan Mathys

Loving Daughter

My daughter loved flowers so I think this is a beautiful way to celebrate her life. I planted a flower garden in her memory after she died and placed a bench there to sit and talk to her. She would love to see the new life come forth every Spring. She also would love the forget-me-nots.

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Joe Matlock

Donor Hero

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Ricardo Matos Jr.

Selfless Hero

My Son, Ricardo, was a selfless person, he loved life, was always there to help others before he thought of himself. He loved to travel and his profession was a truck driver. There isn’t a day that I don’t miss him. I know God needed him. But I wished I got to see him have children and get married. He was only 26. Forever my Hero. I love you, mama

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Nicholas Mark Mayer

Donor Hero

Nicholas always wanted to save lives. He wanted to be a firefighter. He ended up saving 4 lives in 2019. He will forever be my hero!! I Love you Nick always and forever!!!

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Nicholas Mark Mayer

Donor Hero

Nicholas wanted to be a firefighter. He wanted to save lives. He saved 4.

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Donnie Mayfield

Loving Father

My daddy was one of the most amazing, kindest of souls I’ve ever known. Whether it be family or friends he was always there. He was goofy and the life of every event. He wanted nothing more than to help people in every way even if it were just with something as small as a smile. He loved fearlessly no matter the consequences.

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Anthony Edward Scott Pelts Matthews

Donor Hero

My son was such a wonderful soul, he loved his family(his papa the most) he loved fishing, camping, he played basketball; Micheal Jorden #23 was his favorite player of all time and #23 being his favorite number, played football thru out highschool my son was my best friend ❤️ I love you son miss you fly high 😇 love always your Momma

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John T. Matthews Sr.

Donor Hero

Always in our hearts!

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Jason E. Mattson

Donor Hero

My brother, Jason was a very funny, witty, loving and caring person! He had a great laugh, smile and a big heart! He loved playing his guitars! He loved his family very much! We love him very much and miss him more than words could ever say! He has always been a hero to us! We are happy he was able to be a hero to others!

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Joel Travis Maynard

Selfless Hero

He gave the gift of life to several others when he lost his life in a car accident at the age of 17

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Dru Elizabeth Mayon

Donor Hero

Dru is my forever Rockstar! I carry her Heart, always.

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James Mazzuchelli

Donor Hero

James had a heart that was bigger than life itself. He always gave whatever anyone needed even if that meant the shirt off his back or his last dollar. If you were lucky enough to call him “Friend” you had a friend for life.  James was the kind of guy that left a mark on any life he touched and truly had no idea he had done it.  Forever missed!

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Henry McAllister

Donor Hero

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Shannon Mcbroom

Donor Hero

She was the happiest goofball to be around and she loved her family so much

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Libe McCauley

Donor Hero

Thank you for continuing to be a gift and inspiration to so many. We love and miss you!

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Amber McCoy

Donor Hero

Always loved to meet people and make people happy, she passed away after complications from surgery and we found out she was a donor so it was comforting to know that she was still trying to help people even after she was gone. She was such a wonderful young lady.

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Megan Mcculloch

Donor Hero

Let me tell you bout my sister Megan. She was a one of a kind girl. Every time you seen her she was always smiling are trying to help someone in need. She had a heart of gold and her donating her organs she was able to help several several people in need. #donatelife

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Keith W. McCurry

Generous Hero

Remembering Keith today and always. He loved helping others, and donation was always his plan. God blessed us with Keith, and I hope his recipients feel the blessing as well..

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Hayley Storm McCutcheon

Donor Hero

Our beautiful 19 year old daughter died tragically in 2017. She was proud to be an organ donor. She saved several lives. She was Kind, Real and Funny. www.belikehayley.com #belikehayley

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Mark McDonald

Donor Hero

My husband passed away suddenly in 2019. He had made his wishes known to me in advance that it was his strong desire to be an organ/tissue donor and I honored his request (it is mine, as well). I pray that many families benefitted from his decision.

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Alexander McFarland

Donor Hero

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Grant Casey McGarr

Wonderful Hero

Grant Casey McGarr was welcomed by his Heavenly Father in 2017. His energy and zest for life fueled his passion for skateboarding, writing music, and art. He enjoyed track, soccer and hiking. Grant was a young man of faith and a wonderful brother to his sister Ella. He would be pleased to know that he gave life to four people.

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Will McGary

Loving Hero

Our 26 year old son, Will, a police officer, died after being hit by a vehicle driven by an impaired driver. He had a true desire to help people and giving the gift of life was an easy decision. Will loved life, his family, and friends, so knowing that he saved the lives of three precious individuals is a real blessing to us.

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Roderick McGee, SR.

Donor Hero

In 1993, Cheryl McGee-Hill's life changed. Her husband, Roderick, had a seizure and began dialysis. He was the first person she had ever known on dialysis and needing a transplant. Lionel had suffered a stroke, due to an aneurysm in 1997. Lionel saved 5 lives, including Roderick. Roderick passed away in 2001, the corneas were donated.

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Lee McGill

Loving Father

My Dad donated his kidney to my brother who was in complete kidney failure just 2 years before my dad's unexpected and tragic passing in 2013. He was so unbelievably proud of being a donor and we knew he would be so happy to know he helped even more lives again by donating after his death. I love you and miss you Dad!

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James Patrick McGowan

Donor Hero

In 2014 our son James had a tragic choking accident at age 7. They got his heart backer Danbury Hospital and he was intubated and flown to Yale New Haven Hospital. The next day, James went Braindead. We decided he needed to be a donor. He was such a loving, happy, loud larger than life child. It was the right thing to do.

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Matthew McIntyre

Donor Hero

My donor Matthew was 14 when he passes away. His mother Vicky chose to donate his organs to myself and others. He is my donor angel. 7-6-96 💙💚

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Derek McKeel

Loving Hero

Loving husband and dedicated daddy. Derek gave so much in life as well as in death. You are forever remembered, loved and missed deeply!!♥️♥️

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Samuel McKenzie

Donor Hero

I will be forever grateful to my hero, Sam. Sam was just 18 years old when he passed, but he knew that he wanted to donate his organs. I received one of his very healthy kidneys and he saved my life. I was 38 years old when I received his kidney. I was married with 3 kids and on peritoneal dialysis nightly. Sam will always be my hero.

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Kaleb McLaughlin

Donor Hero

Kaleb was the kind of guy who would do anything for anyone! Kaleb became a real HERO 20 days after his 20th birthday after a fatal car accident. He loved the Lord & his family & was such a hard worker. Although we miss his laugh, his voice & his hugs, we KNOW Kaleb was someone's answer to a bittersweet prayer for a donor.

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Wayne Juice McLaughlin

Loving Husband

A blind date 43 yrs ago resulted in 38 years of marriage, 2 kids, a house, a dog (that he was never going to love-yeah right) and lots of love. We were truly blessed. I take comfort in that because of him a second chance at life was given to 2 people. We were supposed to grow old together. Maybe the 2 recipients will. Love You Forever, Juice.

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Robert McManus

Loving Father

My father was one of my best friends and is the biggest influence on my character. He taught me so much and I could always count on him to support me. I'm so grateful for my time with him because the memories are what I cherish most. He always reminded me to look after my mother and sister when he wasn't around, and I've always kept that promise.

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Robert Wayne McManus

Donor Hero

Rob was a loving husband and wonderful father. He always had such a great smile and great sense of humor. He was always the life of the party. We love and miss him very much. Our house is not the same without him. I know he would be proud to know he contributed to helping someone in need.

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Nicholas Joseph McNamee

Donor Hero

Nick loved his family and friends more than anything. He was a kind, loving young man who always helped and encouraged others despite his own struggles. He will forever be loved and missed.

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Joseph "Joey" McNulty

Beloved Hero

We lost our beloved Joey in 2018. He enjoyed helping others and always did so with a big smile! He lives on through his cornea, skin and tissue donations. We miss you, Joey. Proud of your generosity always!

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Joseph "Joey" McNulty

Donor Hero

Our Joey left this world in 2018. He was always so kind and generous to friends, family and even strangers. Through his donations he has enriched so many people's lives! Proud of you Joey! You are missed! Love you always!

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Becky Meade

Donor Hero

Becky has a huge love for the outdoors. She lived to ride her high performance bicycle and take the kids and her dog on trails and etc! Becky passed in 2009.
She died from being hit on her bicycle by a careless driver. She helped at least 3 people with organ donation and many people with tissue. She is missed greatly!

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Thomas Meadows

Donor Hero

Even though my dad was so sick with heart failure, I am proud to say that he was able to help by donating tissue and bone to those who need it. He would be happy to know he has help people and made a difference.

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Donna Marie Mechmann

Donor Hero

She sheds her light into the lives she’s touched, through life and through her donation. Until we meet again.

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Joseph Medina

Amazing Man

My dad was an amazing man. He always took care of me and made magic happen. He could make a room light up with his smile. He had this gift to make people laugh. Even when he wasn't trying to be funny. Not a day goes by that me and my kids don't miss him or think about him. We love you daddy.

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Dennis Meeker

Donor Hero

Dennis was a donor because of our personal experience of a donor many years earlier who offered a gift of life to one of our friends. Little did that family know their loved one's gift would still be helping life roll forward 40 years later. In that light, we know the life Dennis gifted will be rolling forward for years to come.

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Dawn Meinders

Donor Hero

Dawn was the most amazing sister, friend, mother, wife, and daughter. Her creativity had no bounds. She loved cooking, drawing, woodworking, and gardening. She always had a smile and a kind word to share. Dawn made the world a brighter place. And she made the best cake ever! I'm so blessed that she is my sister. Love her and miss her like crazy.

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Amielyn C. Melancon

Donor Hero

Amie was the prettiest,sweetest and kind young woman. She will always be remembered for her big heart and happy smile . We mourn her loss but take comfort in those she helped have a better life. I love you , sweet girl. You are my hero! ❤️😘

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Amielyn Cortez Melancon

A Giver

Amie was one of the most thoughtful and giving people I've ever been lucky enough to know. And she continued that gift of giving even after her time here was through. She'll forever be remembered by those whose lives she touched- both in real time and in afterlife. 💚💙💚💙 Love and miss you sweetheart #foreverourgirl

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Amielyn Cortez Melancon

Donor Hero

Amielyn we miss you so much and so do your babies. 36 years on earth with you was not enough. Mental Illness sucks. #forevermybabygirl

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Amielyn Cortez Melancon

Donor Hero

I never knew Amielyn, my son received her heart and a kidney. Thankfully through LOPA we were able to meet her wonderful family and have become friends.Through meeting with her family we have learned what a kind loving young lady Amielyn was. I know Joey has received a beautiful loving heart and for that Amielyn will forever be our Donor Hero.

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Amielyn Melancon

Amazing Hero

My beautiful sister passed away in 2019 left behind two small children. Our family grieves for her daily. Amie had a contagious smile and was loved by so many people. Amie saved a few lives by giving her heart and both kidneys and liver. She is my true HERO #forever36

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Amielyn Melancon

Selfless Hero

Amielyn was a beautiful person with a smile that would light up a room and a heart of gold. #foreverourhero

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Amielyn Cortez Melancon

Kind Hero

An amazing, kind and spirit filled woman who struggled with depression. Left our family too soon. She is a hero to many including my family and the 3 lives she saved. We love you Amie! #foreverourgirl

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Amielyn Melancon

Donor Hero

#Forever36

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Christie Marie Melancon

Donor Hero

Christie loved life. She was involved in softball, volleyball, Captain of the cheerleading squad. She was active in 4H from 4th grade thru her senior year. Christie always wanted to be a donor and was so proud to register to do this when she received her license. Christie will never be forgotten. Her memory lives on!!!

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Christie Melancon

Kind Hero

Our Sunshine and Our Angel

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Colleen Melisko

Generous Donor

My mom always enjoyed helping others. She had the red heart symbol on her Michigan Driver License so the family knew it was her wish to be a donor. She was 85 years old when she passed away in 2009 and donation was to the Michigan Eye Bank.

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Colleen Melisko

Kind Hero

My mother had a red heart on her Michigan Driver License so I knew it was her intention to help others through organ donation of possible. She passed away in 2009 and was able to donate to the Michigan Eye Bank.

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Thomas J Melvin III

Donor Hero

After receiving a Heart Transplant due to Restrictive Cardio Myopathy my son suffered a stroke and was declared brain dead he was a true hero and even though he was 11 while waiting for his donor heart to become available he asked his Cardiologist when he recovered could he be a life saving donor it was at this point that we knew his final wishes

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Thomas Joseph Melvin III

Donor Hero

Thomas was a lively 11 year old boy who was taken from this world in the blink of an eye. Thomas was diagnosed with Restrictive Cardiomyopathy and became a heart transplant recipient in june of 2008. Thomas passed away from complications in 2008 in the hospital surrounded by family. He became a donor after passing. We miss&love him dearly.

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Steven Mende

Donor Hero

Steven was given the gift of life in 2013. We were given 6 more years with this man. In 2019 Steve gave the gift of life in return. We will always remember you. We miss you.

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Hunter Mercer

Donor Hero

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Austin Metz

Donor Hero

We love you Austin & miss you every day

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George Meyers Sr.

Loving Father

My wonderful father passed away in 2018 unexpectedly. Thankfully we had the conversation before he passed, that he would give anything of himself that was able to be donated. We know my dad’s gifts have touched at least 11 people so far and we are so proud of him. Dad, you are our hero and we will honor your memory forever!

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Joseph Blake Meyer

Donor Hero

Joe Joe, a Navy veteran donated his heart, liver, kidneys, eyes, and pancreas to save 3 peoples' lives and provide sight to others. He is a hero forever. Semper Fortis-always courageous.

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Steven Carl Meyers

Donor Hero

My dad is power was not only my hero, but a hero to the families that he restored life back into.

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Rogelio Meza

Donor Hero

To my dad, my angel, my hero 💜 I miss you and I love you so much 💙 I’m proud of you and your gift of life 💚

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Roe Miano

Generous Hero

Roe's sister Bonita worked with my sister Jeannie, and through their act of kindness saved my sister's life by donating her liver. Roe & Jeannie share the same birthday.

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Michael

Donor Hero

My life was saved in 2011 by receiving a liver transplant. I experienced acute liver failure from an unknown cause and in less that two months went from feeling well and healthy to being in grave danger of death. My hero changed all that and I will be forever grateful to him and his family who made that courageous decision

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Nicholas Michael

Beloved Hero

Nicholas was our heart and soul of the family, Beloved Son, Brother, uncle, grandson and friend, Gone but never Forgotten

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Lauren Michel

Donor Hero

Lauren left this life a hero in 2016. All her organs were able to be donated as well as her corneas and tissue. Lauren lives on through her recipients as well as her two daughters, now 12 and 9. Lauren’s smile lit up a room, her contagious laugh would make the worst day better. Lauren is missed by many and will always be our hero.

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Braxton Lewis Middendorf

Donor Hero

Your existence brightened my world. You will forever be missed and loved! Your life was short only 7 years, but the joy you brought will last a lifetime! Thank you to his wonderful parents that had the tremendously generous decision to donate his organs and in turn saved 3 lives! Aunt Mimi loves you and misses you Braxton❤

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Braxton Middendorf

A Heart of Gold

Such a sweet boy with a huge heart. Loved spending time with family, hunting, fishing, gaming,. He will forever be missed.

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Braxton Middendorf

Donor Hero

Braxton was 7 years old at the time of his passing. He and his brother Bentley age 5, met Jesus together after a car accident heading home from school one evening.He was very smart for his age, full of life and had the greatest personality and kindest heart anyone has ever met. Such a tender and generous soul that will never be forgotten.

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Braxton Middendorf

A Giver

My nephew earned his angel.wings in 2019. He was the light of my life and I miss him dearly. Inkfe he was very giving, so it is fitting that he gave in death.

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Judy Mikno-Garry

Loving Mother

In loving memory of our mother.

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Edward T. Milbourne Jr.

Loving Hero

Ed was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, Poppy and friend. Ed was a great guy! Ed was always helping people and even after his death he was able to help people. Ed became an organ, eye and tissue donor in 1997. Ed saved the lives of three people from Pennsylvania by donating his liver and two kidneys. We all love and miss Ed. ❤️

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Beau William Miller

Loving Hero

We love and miss Beau greatly. He lived his life with passion, and fun! Beau loved his family, working on the farm, painting cars, flying air planes, if it was fun Beau was there. We lost Beau in 2016, while waiting on a heart transplant, he helped many people <3
We love and miss you Beau!

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Caden Miller

Loving Hero

Caden was a happy, caring and funny 15 year old boy who loved his family. He made the selfless decision to be a donor as a 14 year old boy filling out driver license paperwork. He was very proud to be a donor. Since 2019, he has helped many others have a second chance at life.

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Camryn Gage Miller

Donor Hero

Camryn aka “Toogie” was a very outgoing, loving, and bright little boy! He was the brightest ray of sunshine you could ever meet. He was the youngest of 8 boys! My baby! He loved everyone he came in contact with and there never was a dull moment with him. He gave the gift of sight to 2 people and his heart valves to a “small” person.

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Desiree Miller

Loving Hero

Desiree has taught us what it means to love selflessly, to give whole heartedly, and to truly care for others. She gave the gift of life to four others in her passing. Her laughter, her smile, and her presence is missed dearly by her children, family, and friends. We honor her, she is forever our hero.

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Kim Miller

Donor Hero

Kim has given me a second chance of life. Her gift of life to me has brought new opportunities that I never thought would be possible. Thank you Kim.

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Meghan VanZandt Miller

Donor Hero

Meghan VanZandt Miller and her unborn son Bryce Adam Miller left us in 2008. Meghan loved life and helping others. Smiles and laughter followed her through all her days. She left behind a legacy of love and caring to all her friends, and family. Forever in our hearts.

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Myron Michael Miller

Loving Father

Michael was a loving husband and father. He was in pain most of his life. He left us so quickly. We miss him and are reminded of him daily. We are sure that his recently deceased Mother and Father are with him and looking down on us and keeping us safe. You will never be forgotten.

All our love Always
Ella, Sophia and Gabrielle

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Patrick Lee Miller

Donor Hero

Patrick was only two years old when he became a donor hero in 1992. My heart is still broken. But I’m thankful he was able to leave a legacy of love and hope.

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Shane Miller

Donor Hero

Shane always wanted to be a real super hero and through organ,eye and tissue donation he did indeed become a hero.He saved the lives of five people.He didn't just save lives though,he saved Birthdays,Christmases,and families for future generations.

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Thomas Hunter Miller

Donor Hero

In 2014 Hunter was in a horrific auto accident. We donated his organs because as he stated when he decided to check the box on his driver’s license, “He would give someone the shirt off his back if the needed it!!! If anything ever happened to him, give them anything they could use!” We honored his last wish!

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Timothy Patrick Milliner

Loving Son

My son. Timothy Patrick Milliner. 33 years old. I miss him terribly. He enjoyed fishing, 4-wheeling, even played football in high school for Simon Kenton & was on the wrestling team. He went into the Army right after high school. I was so proud of him. My son continues to live on in others as an organ donor ❤

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Landon Jame Cole Mitchell

Donor Hero

This was the only adult decision Landon got to make. he helped or saved 57 people at the sweet age of 17. Landon also made his double lung recipient dream come true when became a mother. It will 10 years this year Landon got his wings and went be with Jesus

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Lexi Marie Mitchell

Donor Hero

My daughter only lived 1.5 hours. She was able to donate her heart valves.

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Adam John Mlynarczyk

Donor Hero

Adam was 28 year old man. God gave us his last week of loving on him and one more day of consciouness He was shy and witty and loved his family. Adam did many things and touched many people, our family will never know. He gave his heart, kidneys and liver to those who's life work was not finished here in this world. Success to those recepients.

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Adam Mlynarczyk

Donor Hero

Adam was 28 year old. He donated his heart, kidneys and liver. He was the youngest of four children. Loved his sports: St. Louis Blues, Cardinals, any football. We love and miss him so much. Our hearts are still broken. Died in 2014. We are proud he gave 4 people a chance to live a longer life.

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John Mohr

Donor Hero

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Víctor Molina-Hernandez

Donor Hero

Víctor was a sports lover and fun of Dallas Cowboys & Texas A&M. He was funny and could make friends with a wall. He is/was my husband for 5 years and met him in college. He left me with our two children (Annie & Jr). He will always be loved and missed. Forever in our hearts!!

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Alexis Molliere

Donor Hero

Alexis Molliere (14 years old), our hero, succumb to her injuries from a car accident in 2017. She was able to save 3 lives and restore sight for 2 people. Through direct donation, my brothers stepson is the recipient of 1 of her kidneys. We miss her everyday.

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Youngson Mongkeya

Donor Hero

Youngson was a giving n loving person. He served in the military, n he was a good father n a partner. He loves to make jokes to put a smile on someone n he as a very smart man.

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Marianne Warren Monk

Donor Hero

Marianne Warren Monk was the mother of eleven children. She was "Nana" to eleven grandchildren. Through her gift of organ and tissue donation three people were able to receive life saving transplants. It is through the life and death of my mother, Marianne Warren Monk, that twenty-five health, happy, and blessed people walk this earth.

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Gary Monnig

Donor Hero

My husband passed after a very long hard fought battle with Kidney cancer. We did not think that a donation was possible, but he was able to donate both of his corneas. He was always ready to pay it forward.

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Jacob Emery Monroe

A Giver

Jacob always gave to others over and above any of his own needs. Giving other people a chance at living a longer, happier and healthy life is exactly how he lived his life while walking this earth.

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Cole Montefusco

Donor Hero

Cole is a beautiful soul who chose to be a donor when he received his driver's license at the age of 16. He left us tragically in 2020 due to a car accident but his memory and gift of life lives on in others. We are so proud of our amazing son.

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Colin Montesano

Donor Hero

Colin passed away from an accidental fall on in 2017, the last day of his junior year at University of Pittsburgh. Colin planned to attend Medical school and one day become a surgeon. Colin donated over 279 tissue grafts to recipients in several different countries and numerous states. His corneas were donated to 2 recipients in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Helen M Montoya

Loving Sister

My sister/Best Friend Helen was an amazing person. We didn't know she had cancer. We found out when it was stage 4, also had blood clots in her jugular vein. She fought hard, but it was too much for her. She lasted 5 1/2 months after finding out she has cancer. I miss her so, but she is no longer in pain. She is whole now,With her Savior. Miss You!

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Jason Moody

Loving Son

Jason was our 17 year old son who was loved by a group of friends and family. He was born on November 15, 1988 in Bad Cadstatt, West Germany, and he died in 2006. We love and miss him so much. His Gift of life saved four people upon his death.

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Jason Moody

Loving Son

Jason was 17 years old when he became a Donor Hero. It will be 14 years this year. We love and miss you Jason and this is why I will always keep making my crosses and continue getting the word out about Organ Donation. Love you my son now and always.

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Cameron James Moon

Loving Son

Our Son was a shining beacon that burned so bright, but was gone too quickly. His compassion and love for others was inspiring at such a young age. He left us 3 months ago, but his laugh and love will live on through his gift to others. Our hearts smile imagining those that were helped through his selfless gift! Rest easy Dear Son!

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Theodore Moon

Donor Hero

My dad passed away in car accident in 2003. With his tissue, cornea and heart valve donation, he was able to enhance the lives of over 50 people.

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Theodore Moon

Loving Father

My father died when I was just 8 years old, but he has had such a significant impact on my life. Because of him, I decided to pursue a career in social work so that I could help others experiencing grief. And through his kindness, I learned the importance of being selfless and giving the gift of life when we pass from this life to another.

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Haley Moore

Donor Hero

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Michael Moore

Donor Hero

Michael was a beautiful young man who lived simply and wanted nothing from anyone. His death was tragic but in that dark moment I knew that something good needed to come from his death. He became an angel too many.

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Shane Allen Moore

Generous Hero

Shane was a very caring, loving, giving young man. He always had fun hanging out with friends and family. Shane is missed every single day but we know with his generous gift others were able to live on.

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Ralph Dewayne Moore "Wayne"

Loving Hero

Wayne was a great brother, son, dad, papaw, and friend. We were all blessed for 44 years of life with him. He always helped others and continued helping others upon his death. We love you and miss you Wayne

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David Moorman

Selfless Hero

My husband David Moorman loved flowers and working in his yard and garden. He loved helping people and giving of himself unselfishly in many areas. He was a role model and a leader with impeccable work ethic, morals, and character.

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Johanna Moran

A Heart of Gold

Johanna was a 10 year old ray of sunshine who enjoyed helping everyone she could. She always brightened up any where she was with her beautiful smile. She didn't care who you were, where you came from, or how old you were, she treated everyone as a friend and loved you.

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Johanna Moran

Donor Hero

Johanna loved to help people in anyway she could. She was able to help people she never knew, will never get to know, through her tissue donation. Due to our rural location, she wasn't able to donate more.

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Christopher Morales

Donor Hero

Christopher was a registered organ donor who saved someone’s life after he past away. He is a hero and we miss him very much!

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Mary Ann Morales

Donor Hero

When my sister passed away we donated her organs. Both of her eyes were used.

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Simon Morales

Donor Hero

Simon you were an angel here on Earth. To all of us, but especially your Mom. I miss your grin, your sarcastic jokes, your thoughtful observations and willingness to help all the time. Love you, Di Ut.

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Simon Morales

Donor Hero

My son, Simon was only 18 when he passed away from a car crash. He was an angel, the perfect kid. The kind of person who would give you the shirt off his back. He was the greatest older brother to his siblings, funny, sweet and the most thoughtful person. I was so blessed to have him in my life for 18 years. He was the best gift God had ever given me.

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Dickie Joe Morgan

Loving Father

My dad was an amazing and wonderful man. He would always help anyone that he could. He loved his family and friends and was a man of God. He wrote poems in High School and even during his last days he wrote a poem and it was read at his funeral. A heartfelt poem and it was like he was leaving us with his last words. I love my dad so much!

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Sgt. Samuel J Morin, USMC

Donor Hero

Sammy spent two years in Iraq as a US Marine. He did his job bravely and was our hero. He came home with a traumatic brain injury which caused him to have seizures. Unfortunately, he had one at the top of a flight of stairs. Sammy became a hero again with his gift of donation of his organs and tissue.

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Sammy Morin

Donor Hero

Sammy’s last act of heroism was donating his organs to save the lives of others

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Michelle Morris

Beautiful Hero

Michelle was an amazing and beautiful person that loved life and loved to make other people happy. She wanted to be a butterfly when she died. I miss her every day.

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Jimmie Morrison

Donor Hero

Bama will be forever33...he was a loving father of 3 and baby brother to 4.

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Kayla Morton

Heart of Gold

My daughter Kayla passed away on in 2018 due to injuries received in an automobile accident. She became a Hero. What I remember the most is her big smile that would light up any room. And she had the biggest heart of anyone I’ve ever known. Always willing to help anyone in need. I am very proud to call her my baby girl.

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Mimi Morton

Donor Hero

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Matthew Moseman

Amazing Man

Our sweet Matt was a loving Husband, Father, Son, brother, Uncle and Friend. His larger than life spirit lives on in our boys Khyi, Merritt and Brody. Matt was a talented musician. He played guitar and had an amazing voice and loved expressing himself in his music. Matt we will NEVER forget you, we love with so much.

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Jarren Ray Moser

Donor Hero

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He would have been 20 years old today.
Jarren was 5 years old when he physically left this earth from a terrible tragic accident and a part of him became a part of me a few days after.
Thankfully, over those almost fifteen years I was able to meet his family, form a bond with them immediately, and have them be a part of my life.
💚

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Kenneth Moser

Loving Father

My father dedicated his life to helping people no matter who they were and where they came from , to my dad everyone matter and so to honor that I donated his organs.

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Noah Moses

Donor Hero

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Tyler James Mosley

Donor Hero

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Calvin Mosman

Donor Hero

Calvin lives on through his recipients. He left a legacy of love and life.

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Joshua Moss

Loving Husband

My husband blessed me with two children and 7 years of marriage before he had a massive heart attack at the age of 35. In the midst of the chaos and uncertainty, the one thing I knew I could be confident about was making sure his wishes were granted. Donating his organs/ tissues was the good in our nightmare.

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Rusty Alan Moss

Giving Hero

Rusty Moss was an incredible Husband, Father, Son, Uncle, Best Friend, you name it. Rusty had the biggest heart in the world and NEVER said no when someone needed help. Rusty left behind 2 Beautiful, Incredible Daughters that will ALWAYS know that their Daddy was and is and will always be OUR HERO!

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Randy Mott

Loving Husband

Randy was a loving husband and father of four beautiful children who passed away unexpectedly at age 39 following a routine surgery. Randy is our hero and a hero to many others as he passed the gift of life donating his organs, tissues and corneas so that others could have a chance at a beautiful life of their own.

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Edward Mowery

Donor Hero

Before needing a heart transplant himself my son had already chosen to be a donor. The transplant was not to be but in his death he still chose to help others. Love and miss him terribly. 2/17/80-2019.Forever 39.❤🏆

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Jamie T. Moyer

Donor Hero

Our son, brother, husband and friend. You are forever cherished in the hearts of your family and friends. Your contagious smile and laughter transformed people and is missed by all. You loved fully and deeply and your strength was tremendous. Your love of life was infectious, always ready for the next adventure. We love & miss you.

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Zachary Moyer

Donor Hero

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Cody Wayne Muelker

Selfless Hero

Cody was the most unselfish human being God ever created. He was a firefighter, a paramedic, and a flight medic for AirEvac. He was also a member of the motorcycle group BACA - Bikers Against Child Abuse. His passion was his daughter Blanche and always to be the first to step up to help anyone in need.
Love & Miss Him
Mom

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Kathleen Northrup Munch

A Giver

My mother passed away in 2016 unexpectedly, and when we were contacted and asked to donate her organs, I knew we had to. My mother would have given the shirt off her back, and was a registered donor already. Shortly after her death, I changed my liscense to state that I am also an registered donor. I wanted to be able to give the chance of life.

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David Murach

Donor Hero

In memory of a wonderful father and veteran.

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Diana Murphy

Selfless Hero

Diana was one of the most selfless people who always took care of friends and loved ones. She battled heart disease and diabetes. She became sick in March 2019 and passed away from congestive heart failure and other issues. It’s no surprise she was an organ donor as much as she loved others. Even in her condition her corneas helped someone see.

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Ed Murray

Donor Hero

I was not one of the patients who did well with dialysis, and I waited on the Transplant list for 2 years. When I least expected it, I got a call. What I did not know at the time, was my donor was just down the hall at UMass, having donated his heart and another kidney. He had had a terrible accident at home and suffered 2 devastating strokes.

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Kendrick Murry

Selfless Hero

Helping others was passed down from my mom. When I found out Kendrick was an organ donor solidified that I did something right. I didn’t know my son was registered but lives were saved including my cousin! I didn’t know she was that sick. I’m proud of Ken and even though I miss him and his 30th birthday just passed his spirit still lives on. 💙💚

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Rebecca Marie Murray

Donor Hero

Love you lots and lots

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Julian Mushington

Loving Hero

Loving grandson, son, nephew brother and cousin.

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Joshua Kaleb Myers

Heart of Gold

Oh, where do I begin? My son was our hero, with a heart of gold. He was loving, caring, supportive, and so loved. He was an amazing son, brother, daddy, and uncle. He made history with his donations and I know he is grinning in heaven knowing that. Our hearts are heavy, and our sorrow runs deep, but we know we will see Josh again.

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Josh Myers

Donor Hero

Josh, our wonderful hero passed away in 2019. Josh was 31 and an amazing husband and father of 2 young children that were his world. He always went out of his way to help anyone who needed it. No surprise he was an organ donor. Family was his everything and I am proud to say his amazing gift went on to save 5 families. He is truly a hero.

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Josh Myers

Selfless Hero

Our hero. Josh left us in August but donated his organs so others could live. We miss him every day

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Theresa Myres

Donor Hero

In 2004, my cousin, Theresa, selflessly gave me one of her kidneys when she was just 24 and I was 21. Just 5 years later she was struck with breast cancer and after a hard 3 year year battle, she passed away at just 32 in 2012. I miss her everyday and am thankful to still have a piece of her with me always.