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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Comment Young mother, organ donor saves lives

In life, Dr. Stacey West, 27, was kind and giving. And in death she's remembered as the same. At Christmas she was with husband Daniel, and their infant son Logan.

In life, Dr. Stacey West was kind and giving. And in death, she is being remembered as the same.

A 27-year-old Dumas resident who was a new mother and popular area dentist, West died suddenly on April 11. Her passing marked a tragic ending for her family, but as an organ donor she’s offering a hopeful new beginning to those receiving her organs.

“While we were grieving and mourning, we also knew there were several families that were rejoicing because their loved one had been given another chance,” said Angie West, her mother-in-law. “That was really wonderful to know that something good could come out of it.”

Daniel West, her husband, said Stacey was funny, accomplished, personable, uplifting and a loving mother to their 7-month-old son, Logan. She was in dental practice with her in-laws at the family’s dental practice, Dumas Family Dentistry, as well as Class 1 Dental Associates in Amarillo. She was also engaged in the Dumas community through various organizations. Continue reading
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