Summary: retired auto mechanic who was 2 years old when he became legally blind from shattered glass in the 1917 Halifax Explosion considered as one of the world's largest man-made accidental explosions at the time, in which the blast killed 1,600 people and injured more than 9,000 others after two cargo ships collided in the Halifax harbor on Dec. 6, 1917.
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Born: May 10, 1915
Died: September 9, 2009
Location: Berwick, Nova Scotia, Canada