“When he returned from the bathroom, that’s when it really hit me that this was serious. He was sweating as if he just worked out. His skin was greyish yellow. He really looked like death.”
Meeting John Scirica in August of 2012, it would be hard to accept that he was 64-years-old, let alone that he was near death from a rare case of bilateral pulmonary embolism. The condition left the pulmonary arteries in both of his lungs blocked from blood clots that very likely traveled there from his leg.