Friday, October 16, 2015

Uxbridge organ donor honoured for saving children's lives

This is Local London | Julie Armstrong

Lifesaver Oluwatosin Olateru-Adewuyi's husband Olwaseun and daughter McKayle with Stephen Foakes, deputy lieutenant of Greater London

AN Uxbridge woman has been honoured posthumously after she saved and improved the lives of eight people.

Oluwatosin Olateru-Adewuyi, a telecommunications engineer, died at the age of just 34 from a brain haemorrhage last July.

The MBA graduate’s donated organs and tissue have given the ultimate gift of life to several people, including children who have benefited from her heart tissue.

Her husband Olwaseun, originally from Nigeria, said he was proud of her decision to sign up to the organ donor register, which he said went against African culture. Continue reading

 

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