Dan Fredinburg


Age: 33

Summary: environmental activist, inventor, engineer and program manager for the search engine company Google, Inc. based in San Francisco, California who had recently made headlines for dating actress Sophia Bush from January 2013 to February 2014 (the couple cited the strains of their long-distance relationship) and was the head of privacy for the research division of Google X after he had served in several roles over eight years, but who had recently been scaling at a base camp on Mount Everest for the past three weeks documenting ascent routes for a Google Earth-type project with an expedition team through the U.K.-based tour company Jagged Globe and also recounted his narrow escape from a 2014 avalanche which killed 16 Nepalese guides.

Cause of Death: Head injuries suffered in an avalanche during the Nepal earthquake

Born: September 8, 1981

Died: April 25, 2015

Mount Everest, Nepal