Summary: father of Tokyo-based Nihon L'Oreal Corp. cosmetics company's assistant financial director Muriel Dargent who was among one of more than 90 French tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on vacation along with his wife Martine Smadja and their extended family that also included the couple's adult daughter, a son-in-law and two young grandchildren at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: April 25, 1943
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand