Stepping inside the Lifeline of Ohio office, the ripple symbolism continues in the carpet, lighting and sage green signage panels. Signs of life and regrowth can be found in the wallpaper that leads to the wall where the donation process is stripped to its simplest elements: Commit. Connect. Continue.

As visitors continue to the conference center atrium, they are greeted by an ever-changing memorial installation on the long wall. Rows of 48 shadow boxes flow out of a large ripple on the wall, highlighting individual stories of donation. Each inset box memorializes a donor with a letter, photo, and/or memento selected by his or her family. Outset boxes feature photos of transplant recipients. The boxes serve as both a memorial and a celebration to the ripple started by each gift of life.

This gallery will continually change as we share new stories. If your loved one was an organ, eye or tissue donor with Lifeline of Ohio and you are interested in creating a box to remember them, contact

Juli Kunselman at 614-384-7375 or


Timothy Donahue

Timothy Donahue, New Lexington, OH. Died October 8, 2016. Tim saved the lives of four people through organ donation. Tim loved working on computers and […]

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Jacob Pence

Jacob Pence, organ donor

Jacob Pence, Westerville, OH. Died January 9, 2018. Jacob saved the lives of two people through organ donation and restored sight to one individual through […]

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Laura May Herring

Laura May Herring, organ donor

Laura May Herring, Hilliard, OH. Died September 11, 2017. Laura healed countless others through tissue donation. Many of Laura’s most cherished moments were spent traveling […]

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Timothy Shaver

Timothy Shaver, Lewis Center. Died February 24, 2017. Tim saved a life through organ donation. Tim was a graduate of The Ohio State University and […]

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Macy Meadows

Macy Meadows, Delaware, OH. Died June 16, 2016. Macy saved the lives of four – two children and two adults – through organ donation. Macy […]

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Katie Leigh Widmayer

Katie Leigh Widmayer, Circleville, OH. Died June 22, 2018. Katie saved a life through organ donation. Katie was a loving mom to three children with […]

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Justin Richert

Justin Richert, Mount Vernon, OH. Died June 4, 2008. Justin restored sight to two individuals and healed countless others through tissue donation. Justin was a […]

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Michael Donohoe

Michael Donohoe, Columbus, OH. Died November 22, 2016. Michael saved the lives of four people through organ donation and healed countless individuals through tissue donation. […]

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