Gov. Inslee honors organ donors, urges others to become donors

KOMO NEWS | Keith Eldridge

An urgent call is going out from the governor for you to join the "givers of life" and be an organ donor. He joined dozens of families Thursday whose loved ones in death provided life to others.

Plenty of mixed emotions as people gathered to sadly honor the memory of their loved ones, but also to happily honor the gift of life. Governor Inslee and wife Trudi say they know personally how important donors are. Their son can now see because of a cornea transplant.

He is urging everyone to spread the word about becoming a donor. "To let people know what a treasure it is, how honored it is for a family to be in this roll call of heroism." Continue reading