Dave Meadows Air Ambulance fund

Our dear friend, Dave Meadows fell ill while on a cruise in Alaska. He was found to have a staph infection in his spine, which resulted in 2 emergency surgeries in Seattle, WA. Although he is expected to recover, Dave is currently hospitalized in Seattle (as he has been for nearly a month) and will require weeks of acute rehabilitation to regain the use of his legs(lost as a result of the infection)and recover from his 2 very invasive spine surgeries. This is scheduled to begin at Emory Hospital in Atlanta as soon as he arrives. Your donation will help fund the cost of an Air Ambulance to fly Dave & Leann from Seattle to Atlanta. Medical insurance will cover only a small portion of the cost of the Air Ambulance, estimated at $35,000 due to the flight distance. Along with his COPD, Dave is also fighting pneumonia and is currently not well enough to fly a commercial flight to return to his home in GA. Dave and his family attempted a commercial flight earlier this week with nearly disastrous results. His speedy and safe return to GA is critical to his recovery. Please do what you can to help our dear friends Dave & Leann get back home safely.

about me:
My name is Rick Boone, from Louisville, KY. I've known Dave Meadows and his sister Linda since 1974. The Fern Creek contingent knows who I am, but the Georgia Friends of Dave don't. Please know that this campaign is presented with the full knowledge and approval of the Meadows family,  and EVERY dollar raised (minus the fees that GoFundMe withholds for payment) will go DIRECTLY to the Meadows family. Your donations of any amount are most appreciated. Thank you.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rick Boone 
Crestwood, KY
Barbara Leann Meadows 
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