The transgender advocate was an Army reservist and a student.
“Our hearts are heavy at the tragic loss of a courageous young man who fought for the right to determine his own name and destiny,” Littrell said. “Rowan’s grace, quiet dignity, strength and self-assurance were an inspiration to me and many others who heard his story.”
Before his passing, Feldhaus made the decision to give the Gift of Life by registering as an organ donor, LifeLink spokeswoman Tracy Ide said.
“With the support of his family, Rowan will now save five lives through organ donation and touch immeasurable others as the families, friends and communities of those who receive Rowan’s organs will be forever impacted by the memories, milestones and contributions made possible by this second chance at life,” Ide said.