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Fox, Terry b. July 28, 1958 d. June 28, 1981 Canadian national hero, one-legged Marathon of Hope runner. Terry Fox was a young athlete who lost his right leg to cancer. He divised a fundraising run across Canada to raise funds for cancer research. He started at St. John's Newfoundland, Canada's easternmost city, on April 12, 1980, running an average of 33 km/20 miles per day using a distinctive hop-skip gait on his prosthetic leg. He became an inspiration to all Canadians. Terry was forced to stop on September 1, 1980 at Thunder Bay...[Read More] Cause of death: Cancer Port Coquitlam Municipal Cemetery, Port Coquitlam, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada