Ed Hommer

 

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: adventurer who became the first double-amputee to climb Mount McKinley in 1999 (he lost his legs to frostbite when his plane crashed on Mt. McKinley in 1981), who recently made one attempt to climb Mt. Everest and was training for another attempt.

 

 

Cause of Death: Rock-climbing accident

 

Born: November 19, 1955

 

Died: September 23, 2002

 

Location: Seattle, Washington