Shawn Kuykendall

 

 

 

Age: 32

 

Summary: professional soccer player who had played as a midfielder for D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer whose diagnoses of an incurable form of advanced thymus cancer in 2013 rallied the soccer community around him with the phrase "Kuykenstrong".

 


Cause of Death: Thymic cancer

 

Born: February 21, 1982

 

Died: March 12, 2014

 

Location: Washington, D.C.