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As many of you know, Darla had some heart testing in October, 2018 after a routine echo cardiogram showed some problem activity with her mitral valve. The testing was very thorough and it showed some leaking in her mitral valve and some problems with her tricuspid valve. After much thought and consultation with her cardiac team and family she decided to go ahead with surgery that was scheduled for January 15, 2019.
Darla entered surgery around 8:00am that morning supported by her husband and son, John and John ,as well as her sisters in and out of town, brother and sister in laws. When her cardiac surgeon