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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Urbana 5/Iowa Donor Network event set for Sunday at Speedway

VINTON IOWA | Dean Close
Brittany Usher and Tia Tuttle at least year's Urbana 5 race; Usher will speak on Sunday.
In the 14 months since losing her three children in the Urbana 5 accident, Tia Tuttle has heard many comments from people whose lives were touched by her family, and people who have been helped because of her decision to let her children be organ and tissue donors.

This Sunday, the Urbana 5 – Zoey and Hunter Tuttle and their brother Triston James-Ray Randall, their cousin, Quentin Ary, and their friend Nicole Renee Jacobson – will be honored at the Benton County Speedway for the 2nd Annual Iowa Donor Network/Urbana 5 event.

Family friend Brittany Usher will speak about the Urbana 5; others will tell the crowd about the importance of organ and tissue donations.

Tuttle said that of all the many thoughts she has experienced in the last 14 months, what’s on her mind now is the word “trivial.”

“Nothing in life seems trivial anymore. All those little things that seemed like they didn't matter or that were annoying then are now such precious memories,” she says. Continue reading
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