Patrick Quinn Dies: Co-Founder Of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Was 37

Patrick Quinn Dies: Co-Founder Of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Was 37
Patrick Quinn, who is best known for co-founding the Ice Bucket Challenge, had died after a battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Als). The aforementioned Ice Bucket Challenge was viral campaign that brought awareness to ALS, which is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 37.

The Quinn for the Win Facebook page posted the news of Quinn’s death: “It is with great sadness that we must share the passing of Patrick early this morning. He was a blessing to us all in so many ways. We will always remember him for his inspiration and courage in his tireless fight against ALS.”

Quinn, a New York native, was diagnosed with ALSon March 8, 2013. In the summer of 2014, Quinn co-founded the Ice Bucket Challenge with Pete Frates after they saw professional golfer Chris Kennedy posted a video of himself on social media that featured his wife’s cousin Jeanette Senerchia,
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