Local family who lost loved one to brain-eating amoeba on mission to save lives

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VERMILION, Ohio- Brain-eating amoeba. It's just as horrible as it sounds.  Joe Murray of Vermilion died from the amoeba. He was just 32 years old. His family describes him as a person who would do anything for anyone. They spoke to FOX 8, as part of a mission to save lives.

The Murray family is also holding a fundraiser to raise awareness. It will be held at the Vermilion Country Club on July 18.

Watch their story in the video above.

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