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