Gloria Pongco Bauerle
Summary: wife of German-language Gaubote newspaper photographer Gerhard "Gerd" Bauerle who was among one of more than 16 Filipino 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 she was on vacation along with her German-born husband at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand