Stephen Heywood

 

 

 

Age: 37

 

Summary: former home builder whose fight against Lou Gehrig's disease was chronicled in the documentary film So Much So Fast, which premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 1998, in which the disease gradually destroys the ability to control movement.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from ALS

 

Born: April 13, 1969

 

Died: November 26, 2006

 

Location: Newton, Massachusetts