Gareth Weeks and his family. See SWNS story SWMRliver. A dad is preparing for Christmas with his family after he was given a second chance following a lifesaving liver transplant and said his donor is a true hero. Gareth Weeks, 38, was diagnosed with incurable Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) six years ago and was so ill his skin had turned yellow. His only hope a liver transplant and after years of drug trials Gareth was told he would be added to the transplant list. In May this year he got the call to tell him a match had been found just seven months after being added to the list.