Daniel Wright, a former contestant on NBC’s weight-loss competitors “The Biggest Loser,” died Sunday, in keeping with stories. He was 30 and was being handled for leukemia.
Wright appeared on seasons 7 and 8 in 2009.
The season 8 winner, Danny Cahill, lauded Wright for his optimism and supportive angle.
He “never missed a chance to double back and encourage every soul in the fight of their lives to keep going, and ensure us we would make it,” Cahill wrote on Facebook. Wright’s spouse, Rebecca, posted a thumbs-up emoji on the remark.
Another castmate, Courtney Crozier Respess, known as Wright “one of the kindest people I have ever met & is a true difference maker in this world! His faith has never faded, even in the darkest of times. I am honored to have known him.”
According to a GoFundMe web page for Wright, he was identified with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in October 2017. The publish recounted Wright enduring a number of rounds of chemotherapy and receiving dozens of blood transfusions.
His spouse Rebecca, additionally a contestant from season 8, reported Friday that his situation had worsened.
Wright labored as a weight-loss coach in Des Moines, Iowa, along with his spouse, in keeping with Wright’s Facebook web page.
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