#Activate10: Locals rally around Riverton man battling liver failure

(Riverton, WY) – Every night at 7:00 p.m. friends and family of Scott Watson have been encouraged to stop what they’re doing and pray for the 34-year-old.

Watson was diagnosed with advanced liver failure. That diagnosis came with some difficult statistics. An 80% chance of mortality within the next three months, unless he can get a new liver.

Currently, Watson is scheduled to undergo a battery of tests to help determine as to whether or not he is a candidate for a liver transplant.

Scott’s sister, Jennifer, recently shared, “We are not going to give up! Scott has an army of amazing people ready to ride with him into battle. We love him dearly and he has much more to give to this world.”

Jennifer described via GoFundMe that Scott works at a small business that couldn’t provide health insurance. Watson will be eligible for insurance as of February 1st, leaving the family with an entire month of out-of-pocket expenses.

Friends and community members are now stepping up to help the family.

A GoFundMe account has been created and can be found by clicking here.

Donations may also be made to Brett or Kay Watson directly.

Additionally, Riverton’s Bar 10 has announced a raffle to benefit the family. An old army-style beach cruiser bicycle, known affectionately as “The General,” is being raffled off. Tickets are being sold for $20.

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