Death of Neil Alexander

March 24, 2015
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

ALS advocate, Live Like Lou founder dies of ALS at 49
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neil Alexander, a financial planner who worked with the University of Pittsburgh to create the Live Like Lou Center for ALS Research, has died of the disease he fought to cure. He was 49.

Alexander died Tuesday, officials at the Live Like Lou Center said. The center was formed last month to work toward a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the degenerative nerve disease named for baseball player Lou Gehrig.

"Neil really got it," said...

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