John Sheardown

 

 

Age: 88

 

Summary: Canadian diplomat who hid four American employees of the U.S. Embassy in Iran in his home for nearly three months during the hostage crisis of 1979-1981.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from Alzheimer's disease

 

Born: October 11, 1924

 

Died: December 30, 2012

 

Location: Ottawa, Canada