It was reported early Tuesday afternoon that Robert Horry’s 17-year-old daughter Ashlyn Horry died today from “Severe respiratory issues and a host of other complications requiring a six month stay in Texas Children’s hospitals Neonatal Intensive Care Unit” according to Black Sports Online
The Los Angeles Lakers lost a member of its extended family on Tuesday. Horry, a 7-time NBA Champ had this to say earlier in the day,”I want to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers,” Robert Horry told the Times. “It means so much to our family.”
To help fight this disease Horry and his family established the Ashlyn Horry Foundation to help other young people who are medically diagnosed with disabilities through economic relief and medical research, according to the foundation’s website.
More information can be found about Ashlyn’s condition and donations towards the cause can be made at http://www.ashlynhorryfoundation.org/.