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Krause: Peter Frates was a profile in courage

Former Boston College baseball captain Pete Frates, left, is presented with the 2017 NCAA Inspiration Award by NCAA President Mark Emmert, right, as Frates’ wife, Julie, center, and 2-year-old daughter, Lucy, look on at their home in Beverly. Frates died on Monday at the age of 34. (Steven Senne)
John F. Kennedy said once, in an offhand comment during a news conference, that life was unfair. In the case of Peter Frates, that goes triple. Frates battled Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis for seven years. In that time, he became in many ways a spokesman for the illness and the fundraising that was undertaken in many…

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