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Cathy, age 50, is a fun-loving woman who loves the outdoors, gardening, and snow skiing, biking, and playing with her dogs, Boogie & Norman Jean and her 2 cats, Romeo & Juliet. Today, we are celebrating — Cathy received a successful kidney transplant at UC Davis Medical Center on June 13. 2011. She was the recipient of two pediatric kidneys!

It is truly a miracle that Cathy survived even this long; she was born with a renal tubular acidosis type 1 and was a very sick infant and toddler. During her teen years, her medical complications leveled off and she continued to improve and she was very athletic — having kidney disease never slowed her down. Over the years, Cathy battled chronic kidney infections and her kidneys developed stones (as the doctor put it “enough stones to pave his driveway”) and had multiple procedures to remove them. A procedure this past winter resulted in septic shock, and Cathy was hospitalized for six days.

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December 4, 2018

Giving Tuesday
November 27th

December 4, 2018

I am now the Head Cheese Monger at Fisher’s Chesse + Wine in Larkspur CA

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October 8, 2013

Hi Cathy, I made a $20.00 donation on your behalf. I hope you will see the end of the tunnel. I often think of you despite our past history with your brother and move on. I am emotional too. I am waiting for my 5 yr. clearance of cancer ! So, pls. be my fb friend :) Sandy P.S. My prayers are with you always :)

Sandy (Wright) Moore

October 8, 2013

MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU CATHY TODAY AND ALWAYS~LOVE CARLOTA

CARLOTA LACEY