Ben Merck Cause of Death | Obituary
Benjamin Merck has passed away. He died on Monday, November 26, 2019 at the age of 16 after a long battle with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Ben was diagnosed with ALS in October this year. Concerned friends and family members of Merck have been praying for Ben’s survival but unfortunately, he succumbed to the illness.
Carissa Wigginton @cjwiggin, in a tweet which was retweeted by Ben talked about Ben’s condition’s progression
The family of 15-year-old Ben Merck, who was diagnosed with ALS in October, received a phone call last week that offered a glimmer of hope for the teenager whose condition is progressing rapidly.
Ben Merck’s death was announced on Twitter by @Sheyenne_Hockey.
As Mustangs, we extend our deepest condolences to the Merck family. Ben’s strength and positivity radiated throughout the halls of Sheyenne and everywhere he went. A friend who put a smile on everyone’s face. Thank you Ben for teaching us how to live life to its fullest.
Moment of silence was also observed for him before the opener game of Sheyenne Hockey vs Davies Hockey