Mission inspired by tragic loss of tiny life

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TODAY the Gazette is launching In Miley’s Memory, a campaign aiming to thrust the issue of organ donation into the national spotlight.

Tiny Miley Turbitt’s life lasted a mere 14 weeks, but she might have been saved had a donor heart been found to replace her own faulty organ.

IN MILEY'S MEMORY ... Sharon Eckert is backing our campaign, launched in memory of her tragic daughter.
IN MILEY'S MEMORY ... Sharon Eckert is backing our campaign, launched in memory of her tragic daughter.

When Miley died, she was top of the European heart transplant waiting list, and her family feel her tragic case highlights the need for donor organs to be more readily available.

 

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