Grossmont High student battling cancer dies

Posted at 4:04 PM, Sep 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-03 19:04:13-04

A Grossmont High School student battling leukemia has passed away.

Ryan Wilcox had been fighting for his life since he was a toddler. He had a brain tumor at age three and was later diagnosed with leukemia.

10News was there in May when A-list actors Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Evans surprised Wilcox at his El Cajon home.

Paltrow said she had heard about his story on social media.

His family said he died peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones.