Gerald Heil

 

 

Age: 69

 

Summary: retired director of the Agricultural Marketing and Development Division at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture who along with his wife Barbara were believed to have been one of only two American tourists reported missing and presumed dead aboard on the ill-fated Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia after the vessel ran aground off an Italian coast in the Mediterranean Sea, in which at least 30 passengers and crew members died and 2 others were still missing but more than 4,000 people evacuated during the disaster.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned during a shipwreck

 

Born: April 15, 1942

 

Died: January 13, 2012

 

Location: Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, Italy