Summary: former oil worker who was held hostage in Iraq in 1990 for three months when Iraq invaded Kuwait and Saddam Hussein sealed his country's borders, who successfully sued the Republic of Iraq for illegally detaining him during which time he went partially blind due to lack of insulin (he was diabetic) and had devastating medical problems in future years due to his detainment, and who was awarded $1.75 million in frozen Iraqi funds held in the U.S.
Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes
Born: June 22, 1937
Died: June 3, 2003
Location: Lake Havasu, Arizona