Lisa Shaffner Obituary – Lisa Schaffner, the high-energy, profoundly amiable previous nearby TV anchorperson who later went through over 10 years as the head of promoting and advertising for the United Network for Organ Sharing and as a local area advocate, has died. She was 59.
Ms. Schaffner kicked the bucket Thursday. She had been healthy, said a companion who visited her over the course of the end of the week.
The family said her reason for death stays obscure.
Other than her work at the TV slot and at UNOS, the Richmond-based charitable that runs the country’s transfer framework, Ms. Schaffner was notable for emceeing noble cause occasions and supporting charities in the Richmond region.
She frequently did that emceeing position with a companion, broadcast veteran Bill Bevins, who met her at a party promptly after her appearance in Richmond in 1986 to function as a correspondent at what was then known as WXEX-TV and is currently WRIC-Channel 8.
Yet, he did, and they cooperated at handfuls all the more such occasions throughout the long term.
In a similar story, Carl Archacki, a senior record leader at the station, recollected Ms. Schaffner as one of the main commentators in the market to band together with not-for-profits to help them bring issues to light and cash.
In the fall of 2008, Ms. Schaffner joined UNOS, which matches lifesaving organs from enrolled givers to patients on a public holding up list.
Ms. Schaffner left UNOS this spring as she arranged to wed Tyrone Ashman on May 15 and leave on another section in her life. She likewise accepted a position at Chesterfield County-based Cranemasters Inc., as VP of advertising, business improvement and deals.