Katie Lynch

 

 

Age: 27

 

Summary: marathon figure who was 28-inch tall and had a rare connective tissue disorder that kept her from growing, who was in the news during the Boston Marathon in 2001 when she left her wheelchair and took 26 steps

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from dwarfism

 

Born: December 11, 1974

 

Died: October 24, 2002

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts