Canadian greatest hero of the 20th century Terrance Stanley Fox and is now an inspiration to everyone. Celebrated internationally every September with the Terry Fox Run, witch is also the largest one day a year fundraiser. He was a Canadian humanitarian, athlete, and cancer treatment activist. He became famous with the marathon of hope, cost to cost run across Canada to raise money for cancer research, and running with a prosthetic leg. He past away June 28 1981, after developing pneumonia and went in a coma.