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Sepsis costs Leavenworth man two legs and a hand, but not his spirit

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LEAVENWORTH — This winter, Tom Guthrie hopes to go snowshoeing.

And this spring, he hopes to snorkel in Hawaii.

These things will be a challenge. Earlier this year, Guthrie lost both of his legs below the knee, along with his right hand below the wrist. But Guthrie is a determined man.

“I still have some living to do,” he said.

On Jan. 23, the 68-year-old Leavenworth man was hit by sepsis, commonly known as blood poisoning. The cause of infection…

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