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