Donor Alliance volunteers and advocates are the heart and soul of our efforts to inspire and inform our community about the importance of registering as organ, eye and tissue donors in Colorado and Wyoming. Each of our volunteers and advocates has their own unique and inspiring story to tell. This month, we are featuring Lucy Williamson, a liver recipient from Cheyenne, Wyoming.
What has been your favorite memory in volunteering for Donor Alliance?
I was honored to be the keynote speaker the the Wyoming Donor Family Tribute in 2010. It also happened to be on my one-year transplant anniversary. Sharing my gratitude with donor families was a powerful moment for my family, friends and I.
What is the last book you read or movie you saw? Would you recommend it?
I got to read a lot this summer vacation. My favorite was the Martian. I highly recommend the book but have not seen the movie. Another great read is Hidden Kitchens by The Kitchen Sisters.
If you could be any animal, what animal would you choose and why?
Polar Bear. They are strong, beautiful, wild, respected and comfortable in the water and on land.
If you could have lunch with anyone, who would you choose?
Michelle Obama. Awesome, strong, intelligent woman who has made a difference.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Hire smart people. You can teach them what you need them to know.