Rogue Wave Drummer Receives Kidney Transplant

As a follow up to our blog post on December 1, 2006, we are happy to report that Rogue Wave drummer, Pat Spurgeon has received a successful kidney transplant. According to an update on the the band’s website to an update on the band’s website, “he is now in the process of resting and recuperating with friends and loved ones and is on the road to a full recovery.”

The full text of the announcement is as follows:

“We are very pleased to announce that Pat Spurgeon has finally received a kidney! On Friday January 12th, Pat underwent kidney transplant surgery, and it was a great success. He is now in the process of resting and recuperating with friends and loved ones and is on the road to a full recovery.

Throughout the course of Pat’s struggle with kidney failure, there have been so many of you that have been so gracious in showing your love and support for him. To those of you that sent him MySpace messages, emails, and donations, your kind words did not go unread; your concern and hopefulness did not go unnoticed.

Pat was very lucky to receive a kidney, but there are still so many people out there searching.

Remember, you can save someone’s life, just by filling out your donor card. Go to http://www.shareyourlife.org/ to find out how you can make a difference in someone’s life.Here’s to a wonderful 2007.

Thank you for your love and continued support,

Rogue Wave(Zach, Pat, Gram, Evan)”

We wish you all the best Pat,
-Scott
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2 Responses to Rogue Wave Drummer Receives Kidney Transplant

  1. […] transplant in 2006. Working through the struggle of being a touring musician on dialysis, Pat received his kidney in 2007. In a crazy twist, the band’s former bassist, passed away in a tragic house fire in […]

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