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Former 'Biggest Loser' Contestant Daniel Wright Dead At Age 30

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May 28 2019, Updated 2:33 p.m. ET

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Former Biggest Loser star David Wright passed away on Sunday, May 26, at the young age of 30 after battling leukemia for two years.

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“I am so so heartbroken to hear about Daniel Wright this morning. He has fought SO HARD during his battle with cancer & more,” former contestant Courtney Crozier Respess wrote on Facebook.

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“This man is 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!!!" she went on of the season 7 star.

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“Please keep him & his beautiful, amazing, and beyond strong wife Rebecca Wright in your prayers today as he is being called to heaven,” Courtney added of Rebecca, who was also a former Biggest Loser contestant.

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According to his GoFundMe page, David was first diagnosed with cancer in October 2017 but later developed an even more severe case of leukemia in December 2018.

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While his wife has not yet made any public statements, she did give an update on David's health on May 24.

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“He is much more alert today but still quite foggy… Man alive this is insane & alone seems impossible but with GOD all things are possible???? THANK YOU for your prayers & well wish I adore you all!!!!" she said at at the time.

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