Terry Collins


Age: 63

former prisons director for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction who oversaw more than 30 executions, then became an anti-death penalty advocate in retirement and was named state prisons superintendent in 2006 after nearly 30 years with the agency whose experiences was taking over as warden at the maximum-security Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio immediately after the 1993 prison riot that left nine inmates and a guard dead.

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Born: March 15, 1953

Died: March 17, 2016

Chillicothe, Ohio