organ donation Opioid Crisis Fueling Rise In Organ Donations By Associated Press • Feb 6, 2018 lifelineofohio.org The number of transplants using organs from people who fatally overdosed on drugs is rising in central Ohio and the nation. Marion Boy Dies Of Influenza By Jim Letizia • Feb 22, 2017 Mathias family A Marion boy is the fifth child in Ohio to die from influenza this season. Execution Delay Request To Donate Organs Denied By Alison Holm • Jan 15, 2014 Documents show a condemned Ohio killer facing a never-tried lethal injection method attempted unsuccessfully to delay his execution by requesting he become an organ donor. Governor Stays Execution To Study Organ Donation Request By Alison Holm • Nov 13, 2013 State of Ohio Governor John Kasich has issued a temporary stay of execution for a convicted killer scheduled to die tomorrow, in order to study his request to donate organs to his ailing mother and sister. Death Row Inmate Wants To Donate Organs After Execution By Associated Press • Nov 11, 2013 A death row inmate scheduled for execution in three days has asked that his organs be donated to help his mother and sister.