To learn more about the patients featured in our 2015 Donor Report, click on the links below:
In October 2013, Jim Greene of Burlington felt perpetually tired, so he scheduled an appointment with his family physician to determine the cause of his fatigue. Jim was devastated when he was diagnosed with an aortic aneurysm, which is an enlargement of the aorta. Read more.
Always glowing with a warm smile, four-year-old Marlie shows no traces of the long battle with cancer that nearly claimed her life. Read more.
Kimberlee Taplay thought she had awoken from a nightmare. Her heart was beating violently, her bed was drenched with sweat and she could not catch her breath. Unbeknownst to her, Kimberlee was having a heart attack and her nightmare was far from over. Read more.
What began as an after-hours trip to the Emergency Department for an inhaler prescription back in 2007 turned into a multi-year battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma for Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre patient Amr Zaki. Read more.
Jim and Margaret Barr
A small cut from a shopping cart in July 2011, started a series of events that altered Margaret Barr’s life forever. Read more.
Kim Filer is on a mission – to live life to the fullest despite her prolonged battle with cancer. Read more.
Erika and Dave McMullen
Diagnosed with cancer and told to begin treatment immediately, Dave started on a journey with an uncertain outcome. Read more.
Ed and Gail Shimoji
During their 43-year marriage, Ed Shimoji of Stoney Creek always aspired to give his wife Gail the best life possible. When Gail became terminally ill, Ed depended on the staff at St. Peter’s Hospital to ensure she would continue to have the highest quality of life until the very end. Read more.