Summary: Swiss alpine skier who had won the silver medal in the giant slalom at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan and also led the successful Swiss ski racing team as a standard-bearer at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games.
Cause of Death: Complications from leukemia
Born: April 15, 1943
Died: June 11, 2014
Location: St. Gallen, Switzerland