Mom collapses, not anticipated to reside after son’s soccer harm

The mom of a Mountain View Excessive College soccer participant suffered two aneurysms after her son was critically injured in a recreation final weekend.

Lucinda Daniels isn’t anticipated to outlive, in response to a GoFundMe web page and later confirmed by college officers.

“She was at each recreation together with her pom-poms,” Mountain View coach Tim Lugo stated Monday. “You don’t hear many dad and mom from the stands, however you’d all the time hear her.”

In a scene described as “surreal,” each of Dillon Daniels’ dad and mom rushed to be with their son after the senior suffered a damaged leg and dislocated ankle simply earlier than halftime Friday in opposition to The King’s Academy in Sunnyvale.

The boy’s father, Dale, fainted whereas kneeling subsequent to his son, prompting King’s Academy officers to name a second ambulance to the sector.

After the daddy checked out OK, Lucinda collapsed and needed to be rushed to a hospital.

“Mother was tremendous,” TKA government athletic director Joe Maemone stated Monday. “She was on the telephone. It seemed like she was speaking to members of the family, letting them know what was happening. Then Dad will get up. He was tremendous. Coherent.”

However as paramedics continued to deal with the injured participant, Lucinda suffered an aneurysm.

“We’re standing round, considering, ‘Lord, what is going on right here?’ It was so surreal,” Maemone stated. “You virtually assume this was only a dangerous dream that you simply’re going to get up from.”

Saturday evening, Lucinda suffered a second aneurysm that left her with no mind exercise, in response to Lugo.

Helen Cittadino, who organized a GoFundMe web page for the household, wrote, “Anybody who is aware of Lucinda, is aware of that she has one of many greatest hearts you’ve ever seen and consistent with that spirit, she is an organ donor. … We hope you discover some solace in figuring out that her passing will give the present of life to quite a few others and permit her like to proceed to unfold by the world.”

Lugo stated Lucinda “was a really giving particular person, and even in the long run, she’s going to proceed to provide.

“That’s the character of who she was. There’s some solace for her youngsters to know that she’s going to reside on in different folks.”

As of Monday evening, the GoFundMe fundraiser had raised $34,200 of its $50,000 aim.

TKA plans to make a contribution, Maemone stated.

“You may inform they have been a extremely shut household,” the TKA administrator added. “I’m assembly with the pinnacle of faculty (Tuesday) to see what else we will do. Everyone within the TKA neighborhood, our hearts are so heavy proper now. We’re in a really deep state of disappointment.”

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