With family being his top priorities, Army Specialist Colby Vogt decided to join the service to provide for his wife and kids, but also because of the family atmosphere that came with it the job. Around the time that Spc. Vogt chose to serve his country he also decided to become an organ donor. Shortly after returning from a tour in Kuwait he died from a motorcycle accident.
His wife Ivy told KSDK that in addition to small child to receive on the list to receive one of Spc. Vogt’s organ, “We know for a sure a man [in his 30’s] got his heart… And a man in his 60’s or 70’s got his lungs.”