Leigh Gilmore

 

Age: 50

 

Summary: wheelchair-bound survivor of the World Trade Center attacks whose escape from a New York hotel during the September 11, 2001 terror attacks was described in a September History Channel documentary Hotel Ground Zero, leading to a poignant reunion with her two rescuers.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from multiple sclerosis

 

Born: May 22, 1959

 

Died: December 19, 2009

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois