Living-legacy dive at Kewalo Basin marks donor’s gift to others
By Leila Fujimori firstname.lastname@example.org
May 21, 2021
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Widow Ashley Bugge on Thursday, May 20, marked the anniversary of her husband's death by diving in the waters off Kewalo Basin with Alissa Evans, who received a tissue donation from Brian Bugge.
Ashley Bugge, center, and Alissa Evans with Ashley and Brian Bugge’s three children: Adeline (being carried), Isabel and Hudson.
DONATION RECIPIENT GIVES GIFT OF THANKS:
Alissa Evans, left, and Ashley Bugge, widow of Brian Bugge, dived to his underwater memorial Thursday off Kewalo Basin. Brian Bugge died at age 35 in a diving accident three years ago, and his tissue donation to Evans helped her regain her active lifestyle.