BOSTON (CBS) – Christmas in the City co-founder Jake Kennedy has died after a year-long battle with ALS. He was 65 years old.
Kennedy and his wife Sparky founded the non-profit in 1989. In their first year, they hosted a celebration with gifts for 150 kids. Last year, they served 6,000 Boston-area families.
Jake Kennedy was a physical therapist who became like family to his patients.
He ran the Boston Marathon 37 times.