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A storage sale this weekend will increase funds to assist a Duncanite in want of a liver transplant.
As a way to assist increase funds for the household, Bailes-Polk Funeral Residence provided up their house to host a sale in the course of the annual World’s Largest Storage Sale in Duncan July 17-18.
Battling cirrhosis of the liver, long-standing citizen of Duncan Earl Taylor wants a liver transplant.
In keeping with household and pals, Taylor’s shock prognosis got here two years in the past with no historical past of the sickness.
Taylor’s household stated he has labored six days every week with Bethany Farms, decided to pay his solution to get the transplant.
With a vital want for a transplant, Taylor’s well being is declining, making it inconceivable for him to proceed to work.
In keeping with Jilli Jones, a good friend of the household, Taylor labored at Bethany Farms by the 70s and 80s, then at Halliburton for round 4 years, then at Camco Steel in Marlow after which again to Bethany Farms since 2014, till only in the near past.
Taylor stated he needs nothing greater than to be wholesome so he can get pleasure from a traditional life together with his spouse, sons and grandchildren, return to work and stay his life to the fullest.
The common value to start the method of a liver transplant is $878,000, even with insurance coverage overlaying a portion of the transplant value.
Taylor nonetheless will face important bills for the remainder of his life, together with follow-up care, anti-rejection drugs and post-transplant drugs.
Taylor lives 80 miles away from the transplant middle, which is able to lead to touring bills all through the transplant course of.
People who should not in a position to make the sale could make a tax-deductible donation to NFT in honor of Earl Taylor. These within the space wishing to donate can ship checks to NFT Oklahoma Transplant Fund, 5350 Fashionable Avenue, Suite 850, Memphis, TN 38119, by writing “in honor of Earl Taylor” on the memo line.
All proceeds from the sale will go towards Taylor’s medical bills.
Bailes-Polk Funeral House is positioned at 910 W. Oak in Duncan and the sale will start at 7:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
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