In my job I come across a lot of people, but few have touched me like Timothy Lupton-Stegall.

He was a fighter, a bright light in a dim situation and a great competitor.

Lupton-Stegall was also an autistic cancer patient.

According to Margot Kelly, a cross country/track reporter, Lupton-Stegall died Thursday morning.

He kept such a positive, strong attitude through it all that he made everyone around him, including his Special Olympic teammates, in a good mood.

Read more about his story here.

Contact writer: (480) 898-7915 or JSkoda@ahwautkee.com. Follow him on Twitter @JSkodaAFN.

 

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