Parents fulfil student’s organ donation pledge

Great grief: Teng Whoo and his wife at their son’s funeral.
GEORGE TOWN: The parents of undergraduate Goh Xin Xi (pic), who slipped and fell to his death when he tried to climb into his locked seventh floor hostel through the window, have fulfilled his wish to donate his organs.

His father, Goh Teng Whoo, said they wanted to fulfil Xin Xi’s wish after finding out that he was a registered organ donor.

However, it was learnt that only his right cornea was able to be harvested.

Xin Xi, 21, who was a first-year engineering student of Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) in Arau, died on the spot in the 2.45pm incident on Wednesday.

He had tried to climb into his hostel via the window after apparently leaving his keys inside the room.

Gloomy weather enveloped the Leng How Koe funeral parlour in Paya Terubong near here during his funeral yesterday. Continue reading
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