A GoFundMe page has been set up for John Cepek, an LGBT ally ( through the group PFLAG, formerly known as Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays ) who suffered a brain injury Feb. 27 while traveling in Croatia with his wife Char, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago ( UIC ) item.
John, who retired in 2004 after 32 years at UIC, is a board member of the university's annuitants group.
Also on Feb. 27, in a separate incident, Char broke her wrist.
The GoFundMe site is at www.gofundme.com/john-cepek-emergency-medical-care .
The UIC item is at news.uic.edu/help-retired-staff-member-injured-abroad .