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