David van Sinderen



Age: 48


Summary: environmentalist and eldest son of former South New England Telephone Co. chairman and chief executive officer Alfred White van Sinderen who was a longtime member of the infamous UFO religious cult group Heaven's Gate led by sect leader Marshall Applewhite.



Cause of Death: Suicide by massive drug and alcohol overdose


Born: November 10, 1948


Died: March 25, 1997


Location: Rancho Santa Fe, California