Andrew Batavia

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: quadriplegic lawyer who helped write the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act and crusaded for legalizing doctor-assisted suicide, who worked as a special assistant to Attorney General Richard Thornburgh in the Bush Administration and later served as an assistant for Arizona Senator John McCain.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a chronic urinary tract infection

 

Born: June 15, 1957

 

Died: January 6, 2003

 

Location: Miami, Florida