Dick Hoyt Obituary: In loving memory of Dick Hoyt; The man who pushed his son around the world.
Boston Marathon legend Dick Hoyt died at the age of 80 in March 2021.
According to longtime Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray, Hoyt passed away in his sleep.
For almost four decades, Hoyt was a fixture of the marathon course, pushing his son, Rick, a quadriplegic with cerebral palsy, from 1981 until 2014, becoming a local hero.
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