Fred Lewis

 

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: San Francisco butcher who had lost about 27 relatives including his wife Doris Lewis and their seven children in the Jonestown mass suicide and massacre that claimed the lives of 918 followers at a cult compound on November 18, 1978 after he discovered that his wife and seven children went to Jonestown in Guyana, but who was not a member of the People's Temple congregation led by religious cult leader Rev. Jim Jones and whose niece Rev. Jynona Norwood leads the annual memorial service for the victims at Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland, California.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: 1929

 

Died: May 14, 2003

 

Location: San Francisco, California