Louis Panaino



Age: 69


Summary: South African pensioner and father of Johannesburg-based LTP Rhino Hydraulics Pty Ltd. regional sales manager and administrative director Bevan Panaino who was among one of more than 360 South African tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on a holiday along with his wife Myrtle Panaino and their extended family that also included the couple's adult daughter Lesley Dewitt and 7-year-old granddaughter Chane at a beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: May 17, 1935


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Koh Phi Phi, Thailand