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.