Dirk McBride, 25, a West Valley City resident, was in stable condition Tuesday in a Palo Alto, Calif., hospital following a lung transplant late Sunday .
The operation was performed at Stanford University Medical Center. McBride was out of surgery at midmorning Monday.A cystic fibrosis patient since birth, McBride received a call Sunday evening that a lung donor had been located. He had three hours to get to California and prepare for the operation, said McBride's sister, Jeannene Trejo, Kaysville.
His wife, Loralie, is with him in California. The couple's 7-year-old daughter, T'ann, remained remains in Utah with relatives.
Trejo said she believes the operation will cost more than $100,000. She said donations are needed and may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-Dirk McBride, 515 S. 700 East, Suite 2-C, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. Trejo said more information is available by calling her at 546-2882.