Gary E. Lee

 

 

Age: 67

 

Summary: U.S. State Department official who was among one of the remaining 52 American hostages held captive by Iranian militants at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis and became subjected to several beatings, mock executions, and near starvation during 444 days in captivity at the peak of the country's Islamic revolutionary government.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: February 4, 1943

 

Died: October 10, 2010

 

Location: Fulton, Texas