Wife Kareen said they had never dwelled upon his wishes, but she knew how he felt about organ donation. Because of his gift, the family was given green “Donate Life Awareness” bracelets. “The bracelet that I wear hasn’t been taken off since the funeral,” grandson Luke Johnson said.
Jump forward a year. On Dec. 9, 2011 Luke was on a flight back from California for his job. One of the flight attendants stopped to show Luke her own green bracelet. After their conversation, Luke e-mailed his entire family with this story.