Tuesday, October 20, 2009

100 innings for Noah

Wendy and Dan Passero, right, listen as Andy Yazwinski talks about his grandson Noah Passero during Saturday's Festival of Softball at the Cobbs Hill Park softball fields. The 100 inning fund raising event was played in honor of eight year old Noah who passed away on April 13, 2008 while waiting for a heart transplant.

By Adrian Kraus, staff photographer Webster Post

Rochester, N.Y. - Webster's Noah Passero lived 100 months. Saturday, dozens of players remembered him with 100 innings of softball at the Cobbs Hill Park softball fields.

Diagnosed as an infant with cardiomyopathy, eight year old Noah passed away on April 13, 2008 in a New York City hospital waiting for a heart transplant.

Saturday's Festival of Softball, organized by his grandfather Andy Yazwinski, raised about $13,000 for Golisano Children's Hospital Pediatric Cardiology Fund and signed up many new potential organ and tissue donors.

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