Donor Shared Stories
Stories are shared to encourage all New Yorkers to enroll in the NYS Donate Life Registry. You can make a difference in someone's life by becoming a donor, and your story can inspire others to do the same.

Read below for more stories from generous donor families.

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-by Adelaide Dunlop, mother
Terry had gorgeous eyes but more than beauty, was her love for others.

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-by Terri DeVore, wife
This is a picture of my husband, Donald DeVore.

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-by Joe and Malita Rodrigues, parents
Our son John-Paul had a thirst for knowledge and a strong desire to live.

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-by Irene Kawczynski, sister
Mikey, as he liked to be called, loved when the summer started early so he could get to the beach to start working on his tan.

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-by Jane Bergh, wife
Born and raised in the Inwood section of Manhattan, Harold known to his friends and family as “Harry” loved life and people.

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-by Andrea Nordquist, mother
The day started out like any other. I went to care for my two elderly parents at their home

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-by Jeannine Fraser, mother
Glenn Mason was an extraordinary child who loved life, Michael Jordan and the number 23.

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- by AnnMari Shannahan, wife
To all who knew him, Regis was a source of strength and courage, kindness and laughter, love and devotion.

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-by Marianne D'Onofrio, wife
Frank D'Onofrio was born on January 14, 1938 in Naples, Italy.

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