Michel Azarian

 

 

Age: 41

 

Summary: Lebanese-American electrical engineer employed in marketing for the Santa Rosa, California-based technology company Keysight Technologies, Inc. that makes precision electronic measurement devices who was hospitalized in critical condition for almost seven weeks with severe burns that covered more than half his body suffered in the devastating October 2017 Northern California wildfires that killed 43 people and also seriously injured at least 180 others in the firestorm whipped by powerful winds across Northern California's wine country after he was found badly burned in a small clearing near his Mark West Springs home on Oct. 9, 2017 when the Tubbs fire broke out and trapped him outside his home on the outskirts of Santa Rosa, California in a series of blaze that destroyed about 8,900 homes and other buildings throughout Napa, Lake, Sonoma, Mendocino, Butte, and Solano counties during severe weather conditions, in which it was one of the five deadliest and most destructive wildfires in recorded California history, but the cause of the fires remained under investigation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Extensive burns suffered in the wildfires

 

Born: September 12, 1976

 

Died: November 26, 2017

 

Location: Sacramento, California