The Biggest Loser family is in mourning. Season 7 alum Damien Gurganious died at the age of 38 on Monday, Nov. 24, Us Weekly can confirm. Gurganious, who celebrated his birthday just one week before his passing, suffered from a sudden onset of a rare autoimmune disorder that caused bleeding in his brain.
"He was a pillar of his family, an amazing son, brother, cousin and uncle," his family tells Us in an exclusive statement. "He was an incredible husband and father to his two-year old daughter, Giselle. He was an inspiration and a mentor to so many. His love for his family and friends was immense."