New Medical Univeristy of South Carolina (MUSC) organ transplant bell has ties to Grand Strand

South Carolina Now | Erika Hayes

CHARLESTON, S.C. --Dozens applaued Tuesday morning at the first ring of a symbolic new bell on the heart and lung wing of MUSC's Charleston campus.

The namesake for the bell, Woody Crosby, was a prominent Grand Strand business man, and a close friend to Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce President, Brad Dean.

"Woody received two liver transplants -- one in the late 90s, and the second one just a few months before he passed away," Dean said.

Crosby was an avid supporter of Donate Life South Carolina. His death is what inspired Dean to donate his own kidney to a complete stranger ten weeks ago.
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