Ed Moyer


Age: 74

Summary: Alabama burn victim who later became chief of volunteers for the Center Point Fire Department in Alabama after he was caught in a basement fire at his home in 1984 and suffered burns over 93 per cent of his body and required skin grafts on 87 per cent, but who recovered and helped to start an organization called BURNS, a support group for other burn survivors when he and his wife Carol took online certification classes to learn more about emergency response work, then responded to fire calls driving a truck carrying oxygen tanks, generators, lights, and other rescue supplies.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: June 19, 1940

Died: March 17, 2015

Birmingham, Alabama