Arlington Now | Katie Pyzyk
It’s an important matter for Garvey, whose husband of 34 years died suddenly from a heart attack in 2008. Some of his tissue was donated, and Garvey says knowing he helped others in need helped her deal with the grief from his passing.
“It went to dozens of surgeries in many states across the nation and helped around 100 people… and it’s very good to know what a difference that makes,” Garvey said.
Garvey also mentioned how the relationship she developed with the Washington Regional Transplant Community helped her family “through a very difficult time.”
She then read the following proclamation on behalf of the board: http://www.arlnow.com/2012/04/25/april-proclaimed-donate-life-month-at-board-meeting/