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LCC Grad Loses Feet From Meningitis Outbreak at UCSB

Doctors were able to save the 18-year-old Aaron Loy's life but severe complications from the bacterial disease required the amputation of both of the young athletes lower legs.

Aaron Loy graduated earlier this year from La Costa Canyon High School, is a member of the UCSB's freshman lacrosse team, reported CBS 8.

Two funds have been set up for Aaron and his family to help with mounting medical bills: www.bit.ly/HHLAaronLoy

or mail a check to:

Aaron Loy Recovery Fund
(Gift / Non Tax Deductible)
Pacific Premier Bank
781 Garden View Court, Suite 100
Encinitas, CA 92024

According to the website setup for online donations, "Even with insurance he will have many uninsured illness-related expenses such as: co-pays and deductibles, prosthetics and the costly rehab therapy which will help him regain strength and personal independence."

Four UC Santa Barbara students have been sickened in the meningitis outbreak and more than 300 students who had contact with them have been given antibiotics, university officials said.

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