Summary: adopted son of former G.P. Putman's Sons book publishing company's president and chairman Peter Israel who was born in Paris, France in 1973 and lived in New York for many years before settling in California, where he had a professional career as a photographer and part-time owner of the local photo shop Photo Motion in San Francisco.
Cause of Death: Killed in a hit-and-run accident caused by a drunk driver
Died: February 23, 2001
Location: Isla Vista, California