Delaware County Times | Patti Mengers
Howard Pritchard, an organ donor currently competing in the Transplant Games of America at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, will be bringing home the gold this week.
The 60-year-old Parkside resident finished first for living donor in his age group on Saturday for his performance in the transplant games’ 5K and on Monday for executing the 100-meter dash in 16.46 seconds. Pritchard is part of the award-winning Team Philadelphia with at least five other Delaware County organ recipients or donors. The transplant games began Saturday and end today.
Today he is planning to compete in bowling, the event his brother, John “Matt” Pritchard, competed in before his death at age 42 from juvenile diabetes in 2001. In 1991,