Loreto "Lloyd" Miceli

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: distinguished World War II veteran who was hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit for four months after he had contracted methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection during his evacuation in the aftermath of the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States and killed at least 1,245 other people during the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season as the storm caused severe destruction along the U.S. Gulf Coast from central Florida to Texas due to the storm surge and levee failure before making its second landfall as a Category 3 hurricane in southeast Louisiana in late August 2005, in which it was one of the five deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States since the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a blood staph infection

 

Born: March 27, 1921

 

Died: January 2, 2006

 

Location: Covington, Louisiana