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, in which the Scherr 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