I have had a long discussion on some blogs and here on how brain death alone is not necessarily death. See the posts here on this and the talk by Fr. Ripperger.
Here is an example of what the problem is-vultures hunting organs for money cause death. This girl was in a coma. http://www.breitbart.com/system/wire/upiUPI-20140122-074159-9386
People, do not carry organ donation cards. Do not kill you relatives, parents, children for this cause.
Pham was declared brain dead but was being kept alive on a ventilator until her organs could be donated, a decision her family didn't know she made until she was fatally injured, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.