David Gunby


 

Age: 58

 

Summary: retired employee in the avionics department at the aerospace and defense company General Dynamics Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas who was among 32 survivors of the deadly 1966 University of Texas Tower shooting rampage when sniper Charles Whitman had opened fire on the campus from the observation deck of the 32-story administration building and killed 14 people, who was shot in the lower-left back while walking towards the university's library as a 23-year-old electrical engineering student at the time and whose doctors realized that his sole kidney had been severely damaged by the shooting, in which he later required a kidney transplant and dialysis.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a gunshot wound

 

Born: April 14, 1943

 

Died: November 12, 2001

 

Location: Fort Worth, Texas