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After sudden passing, Phoenix high school volleyball player helped others by donating organs

Phoenix Desert Vista senior volleyball player Alex DePriest was in Kansas with her best friend over the weekend when she passed out and had to be flown to a Kansas City hospital on Saturday evening.
DePriest, 17, who was diagnosed at age 10 with Type 1 diabetes, never regained consciousness, her father said. In the end, she was put on life support before her organs were extracted to help others.
She was pronounced dead on Tuesday morning, 6:18 Arizona time.
Cary DePriest opened up about his daughter’s life and death on Friday, a day after Desert Vista’s boys volleyball team, a team on which DePriest served as a manger, played its first match since her death in honor of her