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Texas man who worked against COVID-19 measures dies from virus

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Posted at 11:49 AM, Aug 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 11:49:59-04

SAN ANGELO, Texas — A man who led efforts in his Central Texas community against mask-wearing and other preventative measures during the coronavirus pandemic has died from COVID-19, one month after being admitted to the emergency room.

The San Angelo Standard-Times reports Caleb Wallace died on Saturday.

His wife Jessica Wallace announced his death on a GoFundMe page where she had been posting updates on his condition.

Wallace was 30 years old and a father of three children.

His wife is pregnant with their fourth child.

Jessica Wallace said she had prayed that her husband would recover and have a new perspective and appreciation for life.