Jack Gardo



Age: 87


Summary: last surviving member of the crew that rescued John F. Kennedy from an island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II whose PT-157 was sent to rescue the survivors of PT-109 after the patrol torpedo boat was rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri off the Solomon Islands on August 2, 1943.



Cause of Death: In his sleep


Born: July 20, 1926


Died: November 27, 2013


Location: Greenville, South Carolina