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'Below Deck' Star Nico's Family Reveals Dead Brother's Heartbreaking 'Legacy'

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Nov. 18 2016, Published 5:41 p.m. ET

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Nico Scholly's brother Tristen was laid to rest on November 18, but his "legacy" will live on.

The Below Deck star's family revealed that Tristen, 21, saved four lives by donating his organs.

"His life was cut far too short but his legacy will always be remembered not only by his athleticism but also by his kind heart," they wrote in his heartbreaking obituary. "Tristen was an organ donor. As a result of his kind heart, he will live on through recipients from Gift of Hope."

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Nico, 23, and his brother Joshua reported that the life-saving procedures were successfully completed on November 15.

His family also detailed his short life in the sad post.

Tristen worked at his family's plumbing business before falling three stories to his death, and enjoyed playing lacrosse and football.

Now, his memory will continue to live on through a donation made to Gift of Hope in his name through a GoFundMe page.

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