Spear Mackey passes on at age 52. Mackie's dad declared on Facebook

 that his child had passed on from malignant growth. Mackey, in 2001,

, was determined to have throat malignant growth yet beat it after medical procedure and radiation treatment.

In any case, he later declared that he had malignant growth again in August 2021.

As per Iditarod authorities, Spear exemplified the race soul, the durability, 

versatility of an Alaskan musher, and was cherished by his devotees. From 2007 to 2010, 

 McKee won the Iditarod four years straight.

As per reports, the unbelievable race was retained into him as his dad Dick Mackey won it in 1978 and his sibling Rick Mackey won

 it in 1983. Iditarod authorities likewise honored McKee in an Instagram post total with a photograph of the musher.