I was just watching Nurse Jackie and the last episode I watched was dedicated to him, so I had to look him up. He had been featured in that very episode. For those who watch he was Dr. Prentiss's childhood friend who came into the ER and the Dr. ended up finding he had bone cancer.

44 is way too young to go. Aneurysms scare me, I hope they are quick and painless.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtis_McClarin