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Midwest City teen’s death sheds light on organ donation after six receive transplants

BY JULIANA KEEPING Published: November 9, 2012
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MIDWEST CITY — The death of a Midwest City High School senior last week, while tragic, also saved lives.

Six of Kittrick Johnson Jr.’s organs were given to people in need of lifesaving transplants, said Phil Van Stavern, the chief operating officer for LifeShare. The nonprofit recovers organs and tissue for transplantation in Oklahoma and maintains the state’s donor registry.

Johnson, 17, of...
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