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Retired FDNY Lt. Gary Howard in Need of Blood/Platelets

November 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Retired FDNY Lt. Gary Howard has serious issues with swallowing and spent this last summer undergoing chemotherapy and radiation at Sloan Kettering for oropharyngeal (mouth) cancer. Unfortunately, after treatments he is now back in Sloan and in need of blood transfusions.

Gary was appointed to Squad 3 in 1970, transferred to Engine 28, Ladder 108, and finally Rescue 2 before his promotion to lieutenant. He was then assigned to Engine 75, Ladder 136 and then back to Rescue 2.

Gary‘s wife Jane has worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering for 45 years. His son Eric is an FDNY firefighter with Ladder 4.

Anyone who can donate blood or platelets please turn out. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, please call 212-639-8177 or 212-639-7648.

Please call 212-639-8177 for information on the requirements for donations. If you are healthy and able to do anything for Gary as far blood/platelets, please contact Memorial Sloan Kettering.


November 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am
December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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