Medical student dies during 102-mile bike ride for cancer research

The biker was identified as Mason Fisher .

On Sunday, his loved ones held a candlelight vigil at The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine.

Mason devoted the last hours of his life to saving the lives of countless others, said Matthew Marquardt, one of Mason’s classmates.

His friends told Mason’s mission in life was to make a difference and find a cure for cancer. 

one of Mason’s friends, said Mason’s family was impacted for generations.

That’s why he participated in the Pelotonia Ride. He was a three-time rider and a community member.

We are heartbroken by the loss of Mason, who was selflessly riding in Pelotonia to help cancer patients -Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson said.