[Nfbmo] Fw: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Update on Ray McGeorge

Gary Wunder gwunder at earthlink.net
Tue May 18 12:40:01 UTC 2010

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From: "Scott C. LaBarre" <slabarre at labarrelaw.com>
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Sent: Monday, May 17, 2010 11:03 PM
Subject: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Update on Ray McGeorge


Since I last wrote, we had been blessed with a few days of relatively little 
change and signs of improvement.  Today, however, is another one of those 
days with a bump in the road.  Unfortunately, Ray suffered a stroke today. 
The doctors cannot predict ultimately how this will affect Ray.  It is 
simply too early to tell.  The good sign is that he has been stable since 
and he is moving all of his limbs around and has been over-breathing the 
respirator often.  He also has a blood clot in his lung that they are 
discussing how to treat.  One method is to insert through a catheter a 
filter in his artery would  prevent that clot from either lodging in his 
heart or his brain.

This afternoon I went down to the hospital and spent well over a half an 
hour in Ray's room, holding his hand and talking to him.  My sense is that 
he is fighting this hard and that he has definitely not given up despite 
these bumps in the road.  The strength emanating from Ray is palpable.  We 
need to keep our prayers and thoughts focused on him.  Diane told me again 
how very much she appreciates everyone's messages, prayers, thoughts, and 
love.  Keep them coming!
Scott C. LaBarre, Esq.

LaBarre Law Offices P.C.
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Denver, Colorado 80222
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