Joseph Burke



Age: 46


Summary: youngest son of nautical millionaire Capt. Mike Burke, best known as founder and owner of south Florida's now-defunct Windjammer Barefoot Cruise, who was the cruise line's president and director until his resignation in 2008, in which the family business suffered from financial woes in recent years and again was in the news when the elder Burke's abandoned medieval Miami Beach castle spectacularly burned to the ground on July 17.



Cause of Death: In his sleep


Born: May 7, 1963


Died: July 26, 2009


Location: Miami Beach, Florida