James Harris Hansell, 57, died on Saturday, Apri1 20th, 2013. At the time of his death he was being treated in Boston for amyloidosis, a rare blood disorder. He had recently received a stem cell transplant which appeared to have successfully put the disease into remission. But while recovering from the transplant, he contracted influenza which could not be controlled. He fought the infection with valor, tenacity, and bravery for over a week, surrounded by his loving family.
Friend and colleague Robert Cohen, Ph.D., videotaped the funeral service and made it available for those who were unable to attend. Click here to view.