Every Life Has a Story, April 2018
Mariah Marshall (Dec 03, 1997 - Jan 24, 2015)
On January 24, 2015, Mariah Marshall lost her life in a tragic car accident at the young age of 17 near her home town of Bloomfield, Iowa. Mariah was a junior at Davis County High School and had just completed her CNA certificate. She wanted to become an Occupational Therapist to help patients who had suffered a brain injury.
Mariah was a country girl with an infectious smile that could light up a room, and she never knew a stranger. Mariah’s mom, Melissa, described Mariah as having a genuine heart of gold.
To honor Mariah’s giving spirit, her family decided to donate Mariah’s corneas and heart valves after her untimely death. Mariah’s gifts were also a bright spot in her family’s time of grief. They found comfort knowing that their tragedy would change others’ lives for the better.
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