Ian Malone

 

 

 

Age: 4

 

Summary: medical predicament who caught Al Gore's attention during the 2000 presidential campaign because an HMO threatened to cut his coverage, whose story was used in a Gore campaign commercial to illustrate the need for universal health care, and who ultimately became the poster child for the Patients' Bill of Rights and health care reform.

 

 

Cause of Death: Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

 

Born: September 4, 1999

 

Died: May 1, 2004

 

Location: Everett, Washington