Eastern Daily Press | Luke Powell
|Amanda and David Walker.|
It was the death of a close relative that sparked Keith Gedge’s interest in becoming an organ donor.
His nephew, David Walker, had been on the register for most of his adult life – and when he died suddenly from a brain aneurism, Mr Gedge was inspired to put his own name down.
But, just days later, Mr Gedge himself collapsed at his home and died shortly afterwards – from the same condition as Mr Walker.
As a result of his recent interest in becoming a donor, his widow, Valerie, agreed his organs could be used to help others.
Now, a year after their deaths, both men have been honoured for their donations. Continue reading