Help with Emergency Medical Costs

Bill Hillgaertner was traveling with his daughter, Nona Hillgaertner Mallicoat, on a cruise, when he fell ill in the second to last day.  He was admitted to the ship's hospital, where he declined quickly, suffering a cardiac arrest.  The Doctor onboard was able to resuscitate him and keep him alive long enough to get to the port in Yokohama, Japan, where he was rushed by ambulance to a nearby hospital.  He suffered a second cardiac arrest in the emergency room, and is currently in the Intensive Care Unit of a Japanese Hospital in Yokohama with his daughter by his side.
Although he has some travel insurance, there are concerns that the extended stay in Japan, emergency medical costs, and transportation may exceed the insurance limits.  All money from this account will go towards the costs that the insurance doesn't cover.  Thank you for your donations, prayers, and good thoughts.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Mary Zavala 
Organizer
East Wenatchee, WA
Nona Mallicoat 
Beneficiary
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