Jack Kervokian

 

 

Age: 83

 

Summary: retired pathologist who captured the world's attention as he helped dozens of terminally ill people to commit suicide, igniting intense debate and ending up in prison for murder but who said he helped some 130 ailing people to end their lives in the 1990's and was freed in June 2007 after serving eight years of a 10-to-25-year sentence for second-degree murder.

 

 

Cause of Death: Thrombosis

 

Born: May 26, 1928

 

Died: June 3, 2011

 

Location: Royal Oak, Michigan