Iris Choi



Age: 10


Summary: Filipino third-grade student at Saint Jude Catholic School in Manila, the Philippines who had been hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit for three weeks after her respiratory system has been damaged in the devastating South Asian earthquake and tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean on December 26, 2004 and killed over 230,000 people including her father Gilbert Choi Chung-huen and 12-year-old brother Jon Garvyn Choi while she was on vacation along with her family at a beachfront resort in southern Thailand.



Cause of Death: Complications from acute respiratory distress syndrome


Born: January 14, 1995


Died: January 18, 2005


Location: Phuket, Thailand