(Fox News) Corey Griffin, 27, died in a diving accident hours after raising $100,000 for ALS, The Boston Globe reported.
Griffin was friends with former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates, who inspired friends and family to launch the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and funds for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Frates, 29, was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease in 2012.
"He threw himself behind a lot of causes. Way more so than anyone, you know, of our generation. And just put his heart and soul behind these things. He did it for Boston Children's Hospital. He has been doing it more recently for ALS," friend Michael Greeley told WHDH.
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