He fought ALS for five years and became a symbol during that time, but eventually, he needed full-time care. He was completely paralyzed and required a ventilator to breathe, but he could only find 24-hour care that wouldn't separate him from his son. As a result, he chose to die. Tagert's death has outraged many and has sparked claims that his inability to find suitable care was directly linked to its cost. Click here for more.