Otis McDonald




Age: 80


Summary: lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that prompted the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 decision that forced Chicago to abandon its 28-year ban on handguns who became a hero to the pro-gun movement because of the eloquent way he expressed his desire for a handgun to protect himself and his family from the gun-toting drug dealers who set up shop just outside his front door and the burglars who broke into his home.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: September 17, 1933


Died: April 4, 2014


Location: Chicago, Illinois