Former Boise State hoops player dies of Lyme disease
From Mountain West Connection, Aug. 16, 2015
By Hank Corless
Zach Moritz has lost his courageous battle with Lyme disease. The former Boise State basketball player passed away on August 12, 2015 at the age of 27, surrounded by his family and a team of tireless caregivers. He had been battling for his life since becoming ill in the winter of 2013. It was not until fall of 2014 that he was diagnosed with Lyme disease, an infectious disease caused by bacteria that is spread from the bite of a tick. READ MORE.