Franca Marchesi


Age: 74

Italian earthquake survivor who had been hospitalized in serious condition for almost three months from crush injuries sustained in the aftermath of the apocalyptic August 24 Central Italy earthquake that killed at least 298 people and injured nearly 400 others after she was pulled from underneath the rubble of the collapsed Hotel Roma when the 6.2-magnitude quake struck central Italy and devastated the historic village of Amatrice, Italy in an area near the borders of the Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzo, and Marche regions, in which the seismic aftershocks from the tremor was the worst deadliest earthquake to strike Italy in 30 years since 2009.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in an earthquake

Born: 1942

Died: November 15, 2016

Amatrice, Italy