Summary: Finnish travel office manager for the scuba-diving program at the Similan Islands National Park wildlife resort in Thailand who had been reportedly hospitalized in extremely critical condition for less than a week from serious injuries he received in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean on December 26, 2004 and killed over 2,300+ people including his two teenage daughters and a 13-year-old son during the tidal wave while he was on a snorkeling trip accompanied by his three children at the oceanfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Complications from injuries sustained in the South Asian tsunami and earthquake
Born: May 26, 1956
Died: January 1, 2005
Location: Turku, Finland