Messina shocked by the death of Cajetan Alexander, for years engaged in the issue of organ donation. He had been appointed by the former health councilor, Ruggero Razza, organ donation consultant at the regional health department. He had recently undergone surgery but recovered, last night he died of a heart attack.
Years ago he had undergone a heart transplant at Ismett in Palermo and since then he had decided to be in the front row and lead countless battles to raise awareness among citizens on the subject of organ donation. Gaetano Alessandro had been president of the “Donare è vita – non-profit” association thanks to which he had stipulated memoranda of understanding with various entities, including the Irccs-Bonino Pulejo and the Aosta Battalion of Messina.
He had also been an ambassador of the donation in schools and communities, in prisons.
The news of the death spread, there were many messages on social networks from friends and charities. “What sad news we received tonight! You were one of the first people to give us comfort and closeness when we lost Giovanni. You even made your whole team wear the shirt with our little one’s photo to give voice to our fight and you have always taken part with your Donation is life in all our initiatives…. but tonight you leave us like this, speechless, remembering you with your great #gaetanoalessandro #
Now you will get to know our little lion in person. We will miss you “, is written in a post by Giovannino Vive.
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