Andrew Breitbart passed away in March 2012, at the tender age of 43, from heart failure stemming from coronary disease, according to the coroner. His death was deemed "natural," with no influence of prescription or illegal drugs found in his system. There was no "significant trauma" found on his body and foul play has been ruled out. A final autopsy report will be released in about two weeks.
Andrew was walking by his home with his dog in Los Angeles when he collapsed, according to Reuters. He is survived by his wife and four children.
Breitbart was a vocal conservative activist and outspoken activist of the mainstream media, made famous for several influential news websites, such as Breitbart.com and biggovernment.com.
Breitbart's work contributed to the exposing of the ACORN sex trafficking scandal and the resignation of Democratic U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner, whose sexually charged photos were posted on Breitbart.com.
Andrew Breitbart spoke about his legacy in this inspirational video, made in May, 2011: