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Activist and founder of Teens with a Cause, an organization that recruits teens to perform acts of service for families affected by cancer. He was diagnosed with osteosarcoma at the age of 15, and he spent his remaining years devoted to advancing awareness and treatment. The fundraising work he did for Riley Children’s Hospital, The Tyler Trent Purdue Endowment for Cancer Research, and The V Foundation for Cancer Research resulted in six-figure donations.
He earned an associate degree in Computer Information Technology from Purdue University.
He wrote a column for The Indianapolis Star, the daily newspaper for Indianapolis, Indiana.
How did Tyler Trent die?
Osteosarcoma took parts of Trent’s arm, his hip and his youth. Ultimately, the cancer took his life. All the while, Trent remained unchanged in many ways.
|Cause of death||Osteosarcoma|
|Age of death||20 years|
|Birthday||September 7, 1998|
|Death date||January 1, 2019|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|