David Kurbanov

 

 

Age: 16

 

Summary: Russian immigrant who traveled halfway around the world so American doctors could remove a tumor that had wrapped around his brain stem crowding the portion that controls involuntary body functions such as balance, swallowing, and appetite, but only to have the surgery that was performed in late 2006 to leave him comatose.

 

 

Cause of Death: Not released

 

Born: 1990

 

Died: June 20, 2007

 

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma