Summary: federal prosecutor who headed the government's case against Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam (who attempted to enter the U.S. in 1999 with a load of explosives he intended to use to blow up L.A. International Airport), who was appointed interim U.S. attorney in 2001 by John Ashcroft.
Cause of Death: Complications of surgery to remove a brain tumor
Born: January 17, 1947
Died: June 1, 2004
Location: Seattle, Washington