Funeral set for man who died in Nantucket dive

Corey Griffin raised more than $150,000 for ALS charity

This undated photo provided by his family shows Corey Griffin, who died after diving off a building into the harbor in Nantucket, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. His funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug 21, 2014, at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Cohasset, Mass. Griffin recently raised $150,000 for the charity benefiting Peter Frates, a former college classmate who has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. Frates' family and friends launched the "ice-bucket challenge" to raise awareness and money for ALS research after he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease in 2012. (AP Photo/Griffin Family)
This undated photo provided by his family shows Corey Griffin, who died after diving off a building into the harbor in Nantucket, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. His funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug 21, 2014, at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Cohasset, Mass. Griffin recently raised $150,000 for the charity benefiting Peter Frates, a former college classmate who has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. Frates' family and friends launched the "ice-bucket challenge" to raise awareness and money for ALS research after he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease in 2012. (AP Photo/Griffin Family)

BOSTON (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been set for a man from Massachusetts who died after diving off a building into Nantucket Harbor.

Stephen Greeley, a family spokesman, says the wake for 27-year-old Corey Griffin will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church in Cohasset. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s.

Greeley described Griffin as an energetic booster for several local charities. Most recently, he said Griffin raised $150,000 for the charity benefiting Peter Frates, a former college classmate who has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

Frates’ family and friends launched the “ice-bucket challenge” to raise awareness and money for ALS research after he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease in 2012.

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