After struggling against acute leukemia for over a year, Woo Jung Ho (ID: Violet) passed away today at the age of 23. Violet had been a professional gamer for KT Rolster since 2007, and contributed heavily to his team's 09-10 Proleague championship as their Protoss ace.
Violet was diagnosed with acute leukemia in January of 2011 had been inactive while undergoing treatment. KT Rolster announced through their facebook page on August 22nd that Violet had passed away.
Statement from KT Rolster's Facebook page:
< Jung Ho, be well in heaven >
Our Jung Ho left our side in the early morning today. To all of our fans, who pooled their blood credits and funds, to those who donated blood lately, thank you for always caring and cheering him on.
Please pray for Jung Ho so that he be bright, happy, and healthy on the other side.
The wake will be held at Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, Funeral Hall 6.
Violet on Liquipedia
KT Violet does an interview with TL.net
Violet's first post on TL