Tiburon mother pushes for defibrillators in schools

By Will Jason

A MOTHER IN Tiburon is pushing her daughters' school district to install electronic medical devices after the girls were diagnosed with a rare heart condition they inherited from their late father.

Hyla Molander's husband, Erik Grieve died of unexpected heart failure in 2003, and doctors discovered he had Brugada syndrome, a genetic condition that causes an abnormal heartbeat.

Earlier this year, nine years after their father's death, the couple's two daughters were diagnosed with the same condition.

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