Barbara Johns



Age: 93


Summary: daughter of biologist Edward Nelson, a survivor of an ill-fated 1912 voyage to the South Pole, who was recently retracing her father's voyage to Antarctica aboard the New Zealand tour ship Spirit of Enderby and was just about 190 miles (300 km) from Antarctica when she fell aboard the ship during a storm.



Cause of Death: Head injuries suffered from an accidental fall


Born: 1916


Died: February 18, 2009


Location: Christchurch, New Zealand