Greatest Loser alum Daniel Wright handed away Sunday following a virtually two year-long battle with Leukemia. He was 30. Fellow contestants confirmed the devastating information to social media Monday.
“I’m so so heartbroken to listen to about Daniel Wright this morning,” Courtney Crozier Respess wrote on Fb. She appeared on season 11 of the NBC weight-loss present and was a private good friend of Wright’s. “He has fought SO HARD throughout his battle with most cancers & extra. This man is likely one of the kindest individuals I’ve ever met & is a real distinction maker on this world!”
In accordance with his Go Fund Me web page, Wright, who competed on season 7 and season 8, was recognized in October 2017. Regardless of getting into remission, he relapsed in December 2018 and his situation rapidly worsened. “Inside 24 hours of the relapse, Daniel was taken by ambulance to Iowa Metropolis about 2 hours from their dwelling,” an replace reads. “Daniel and [his wife] Rebecca have spent the final 3 1/2 weeks within the hospital coping with fever, an infection, low blood counts, [and] chemo unintended effects.”