Alan Scherr

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: former art professor at the University of Maryland who later became a spokesman for and president of the Virginia-based nonprofit Synchronicity Foundation spiritual community and edited several books on transcendental meditation when he and his family joined the organization in 1996, whose family had recently been traveling with a group of about two dozen members from the religious sanctuary to India to host a meditation program during a two-week pilgrimage.

 

 

Cause of Death: Shot and killed during Mumbai's terrorist attack

 

Born: March 11, 1950

 

Died: November 26, 2008

 

Location: Mumbai, India