Gift of Life Fountain
—Be an organ and tissue donor —
Sculpture donated by:
Nathan C. and Kim Bowen Harbur
John M. Bowen and Nell Bowen
J. Mack and Kimberly Bowen
Miles and Victoria Harbur
Clayton J. Harbur
in honor of Luke Harbur's eight year old organ donor, Aaron Drake. Luke received a life-saving liver transplant in June 1996 at The Children's Mercy Hospital in collaboration with the Liver Transplant Program at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
[Dedicated] September 9, 2000
Erected 2000 by the Harbur and Bowen Families.
Location. 39° 2.253′ N, 94° 34.588′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Volker Boulevard (U.S. 56) 0.2 miles east of Rockhill Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City MO 64110, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance William Rockhill Nelson (approx. 0.6 miles away); The "Fourth Dolphin" (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain (approx. 0.7 miles away); Giralda Tower (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Seville Light Fountain (approx. 0.7 miles away); Country Club Line Historical Trolley Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); Neptune (approx. 0.8 miles away); James G. Ashley, Jr. and Pamela C. Ashley (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
More about this marker. Marker, sculpture, and fountain are on the grounds of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research campus, with parking off Rockhill Road.
Regarding Gift of Life Fountain. Also in honor of the photo contributor's brother, who became a living kidney donor the day after these photos were taken.
Also see . . .
1. Donate the Gift of Life. (Submitted on September 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Donate Life America. (Submitted on September 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Be a Donor (Ontario, Canada). (Submitted on September 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.