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Richard Glatzer Loses Battle With A.L.S.

Award-Winning Director And Co-Director Of Still Alice Was 63. Story by David Clark Diagnosed with A.L.S. in 2011 Richard Glatzer refused to give up his passion in life. With the help of his friend, co-director, and husband Westmoreland, Glatzer continued to work and direct. Within a few short weeks of Julianne Moore winning an oscar for her performance in Glatzer’s and Westmoreland’s Academy Award-winning Still Alice , Richard Glatzer lost his battle with A.L.S. and passed away at the age of 63. The news has been confirmed by Ekta Farrar from the public relations firm Block Korenbrot that Glatzer died in Los Angeles this past Tuesday March 10, 2015. The strength and fortitude required to forge ahead when faced with such a debilitating diagnosis speaks to the courage of Richard Glatzer. Known more commonly as Lou Gehrig's Disease, A.L.S. slowly causes degeneration of the brain and spinal cord until the body can no longer function. That is what Glatzer bravel