Toowoomba News | Stuart Cummings
Ms Keogh said the decision to donate her son's organs was made by his family shortly after it was confirmed he would not recover from the injuries sustained in a tragic Highfields car crash on May 2, 2009. The crash also killed his Downlands College schoolmates William Hutchison and Hamish Stewart.
Ms Keogh had remained by her son's side in the Intensive Care Unit of Royal Brisbane Hospital for four days before the decision was made.
"We had decided that Henry would want to help others as he always tried to do in life," Ms Keogh said.
Henry's family met with a representative from Donate Life who talked them through the donation process before arrangements were made for Henry to go into surgery the next day.
Read more: http://www.thechronicle.com.au/story/2011/12/23/henrys-gift-helps-five-people-survive/