Barrhaven Local Community News | Jennifer McIntosh
The 20-year-old was diagnosed with a degenerative lung disease last July. By October, her lung function had been reduced to 24 per cent.
Despite being tethered to an oxygen tank, the plucky, would-be film student maintained a positive attitude, enlisting the support of popstar Justin Beiber through a Twitter campaign and appearing on an episode of Ellen via Skype.
"It's so easy and it saves lives," Campbell said earlier of organ donation while in Toronto waiting for news of a match. "A transplant will give me a second chance."
Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod said Campbell's name has become synonymous with the campaign to garner more organ donors.