Summary: South African regional sales manager and administrative director of the Johannesburg-based hydraulic repair service company LTP Rhino Hydraulics Pty Ltd. who was among one of more than 360 South African tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on a holiday along with his wife Ilse Panaino and their extended family that also included the couple's 7-year-old daughter Chane and his father Louis Panaino at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: October 15, 1964
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Koh Phi Phi, Thailand