Terminally Ill Star Wars Fan Shown The Force Awakens Dies At 32

November 10, 2015 3:28 PM

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Daniel Fleetwood had already survived longer than doctors expected from his terminal cancer diagnosis. The lifelong Star Wars only had one thing he wanted before he passed away, to see The Force Awakens. He had said that the film was maybe the only reason he was still here. Today, we are saddened to learn that it may have been true. After being granted a private screening of the new film last week, we learned today that Daniel Fleetwood has passed away. He was 32.

It was barely more than a week ago when the campaign to get Fleetwood an early screening went viral. Fleetwood’s cancer, spindle cell sarcoma was advancing. Doctors had given him only two months to live, and that was back in July. Fleetwood’s one dream was to see The Force Awakens but he did not exp...

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