Wife of fallen deputy to ride in parade

NBC 11 NEWS | Kalie Greenberg

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO)-- When Deputy Geer was shot and killed this past February, the decision made to be an organ donor so many years ago was revitalized.

"We literally got married at the courthouse on November 8, 1999 and we walked over to the driver’s license bureau, because I had just moved here. I went to apply for my licenses and he made sure I checked that box,” said Kate Geer, Deputy Geer's wife.

Deputy Geer donated his two kidneys, heart and liver, saving the lives of four people.

"It feels good knowing him losing his life wasn't in vain, that parts of him are literally living on," said Kate.

Kate is carrying the torch for her husband’s cause. Continue reading

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