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