Daniel De Gale

 

Age: 21

 

Summary: British transplant patient whose courageous battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia inspired a major push to promote awareness of the disease in the United Kingdom's black community when his mother and stepfather launched the African-Carribean Leukaemia Trust in 1996 to support and assist black or mixed-parentage people suffering from leukemia and other blood-related cancers, and who became one of the first black patients in the U.K. to receive a bone marrow transplant from an unrelated matching donor after six years of chemotherapy.

 

 

Cause of Death: Multiple organ failure

 

Born: March 14, 1987

 

Died: October 8, 2008

 

Location: London, England