Luis Alvarez, the former New York police detective, who became a prominent fighter for the September 11, Fund for Compensation for Victims, died, his family said on Saturday. He was 53.
"Please remember his words, please take care of yourself and everyone else." After all, we told him he had won this battle from the many lives he had touched, like shared his three-year battle. He was at peace with this, surrounded by a family. Thank you for giving us this time that we had with him, it was a blessing! "According to the family statement.
Alvarez enters the days of the hospice after appearing before Congress with comedian John Stewart to ask for funds for the sick 9 / On 1
Former Marine and 20-year-old veteran of the New York Police, Alvarez was praised on Twitter by the head of the detective department early Saturday.