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Jeremy Garcia

Jeremy Garcia (2002-2017) Jeremy Garcia was 15 years old and had autism. Jeremy wandered from his home and was hit by a truck on December 2...

Monday, April 6, 2015

Wallace J. Wojtowicz

Wallace J. Wojtowicz, Jr. (1966-2015)

Wally Wojtowicz was 48 years old and died at his home in Halfmoon, New York on April 6, 2015, after a long illness. He lived with autism and had also been diagnsed with epilepsy at age 10 and ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) at age 36. Wally Wojtowicz was born in Troy, New York on December 18, 1966. He was an avid reader of history and science books. His writing has been included in many publications, including six books. His parents Wallace and Gayalyn Wojtowicz Sr.helped care for him and they survive him.

Tribute to Wallace J. Wojtowicz, Jr.:  "He was a wonderful advocate for people with disabilities, a deeply spiritual human being and a kind, compassionate friend to all who knew him....His joyful smile, peaceful presence and wise words will be deeply, sorely missed by his family and friends (Wallace Wojtowicz Obituary)."

Links about Wallace J. Wojtowicz, Jr.: 
Obituary: Obituary of Wallace Wojtowicz at Catricala Funeral Home