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Friday, April 29, 2016

Colorado Springs organ donor's family honored at "National Donate Life Month" ceremony

KRDO | Mekialaya White 

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Every year, countless lives in Southern Colorado are saved and improved through the gift of life: organ, eye and tissue donation. That's why Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is holding a flag raising ceremony on Thursday to honor a tissue donor’s gift of life and observe April as National Donate Life Month.

The ceremony was held in collaboration with Donor Alliance, a federally designated nonprofit that facilitates organ and tissue donation in Colorado and Wyoming.

The flag raising ceremony will be conducted by Penrose-St. Francis Chaplain Theresa Gregoire. Attendees included Sheryl Marlor, whose husband Dave was a donor. Continue reading

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