Martin Marootian

 

 

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: retired pharmacist who had stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit in 2004 that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of Armenians slain during the last years of the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: October 19, 1915

 

Died: February 25, 2011

 

Location: San Diego, California