MADISON (WKOW) -- Dozens of people stopped by UW-Madison's Memorial Library to donate blood in honor of longtime UW Libraries employee, Maureen Grant.
Grant died last June after being hit by a bus while walking across University Avenue.
Colleagues remember her as a vibrant, passionate and inquisitive individual with contagious optimism.
"Because of her interest in helping others through blood donation, it just seemed like a pretty good fit for us to recognize her in this manner," said UW Libraries Interim Director Ed Van Gemert.
Grant was a regular blood donor in Madison and in her hometown of New Glarus.
The American Red Cross says the need for blood is constant and 21,000 times a day someone receives a transfusion from a Red Cross donor.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at email@example.com.