“After learning about donation she decided that if anything happened to her she would want to be a donor herself.”– Deborah, donor sister
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Tissue Recipient Presents Donor Family with Framed Memorial Portrait of Son During Special Event
Growing up, Mike Erickson played football and enjoyed the outdoors. He was very quick-witted, with an exceptional sense of humor. His mother Dorothy describes him as a computer geek and said he had talked about going to school in the computer field. Before graduation, Mike enlisted in the Marine Corp.…
Mother, Grandmother to be Honored for Tissue Donation on Rose Bowl Parade Float
Lisa “Michelle” Middleton of Gainesville, Fla., originally from Charleston, SC, passed away very suddenly at the young age of 44. Lisa had just said good bye to her co-workers at RTI Surgical (RTI), an Alachua, Fla.-based organization that prepares donated tissues for transplantation – and was driving down the road…
Tissue Recipient and His Donor to be Honored on Rose Bowl Parade Float
Growing up, Mike Erickson played football and enjoyed the outdoors. Fishing, hunting, trail biking, canoeing, swimming, ice fishing – he loved them all. He was very quick-witted, with an exceptional sense of humor. His mother Dorothy Beckman describes him as a computer geek and said he had talked to going…
Gainesville Mother, Grandmother to be Honored for Tissue Donation on Rose Bowl Parade Float
Tissue donor Lisa Middleton’s daughter Tara Bryant, along with additional family and coworkers from Alachua-based RTI Surgical
WHAT: Lisa’s daughter will be putting the finishing touches on a special framed floral portrait of Lisa that will grace the 2015 Donate Life Rose Parade float in honor of her gift of…
Colby Young Man to be Honored for Tissue Donation in Rose Bowl Parade Float
Tissue donor Mike Erickson’s Colby, Wis. parents – Dorothy and Denny Beckman – along with additional family and friends and staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital, as well as Colin Lepley, the 20-year-old young man who received a tissue graft from Mike’s donation.
WHAT: Mike’s parents will be putting the finishing…