Travis Roy, a champion for people with paralysis, has died

A Tribute to Travis Roy: 1975-2020

BOSTON — Travis Roy, a former BU hockey player and champion for people living with paralysis, has died, Boston 25 has learned.

Roy died on Thursday from complications from paralysis. He was 45.

BU Legend Travis Roy passes away at age 45
Mike Eruzione remembers the life and impact of Travis Roy

Roy was paralyzed in 1995 during his first shift as a BU hockey player and spent the rest of his life dedicated to raising funds to find a cure for paralysis.

How Travis Roy turned tragedy into triumph

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