Michael Kuryla, Jr.
 


 

Age: 84



Summary: 
Navy sailor who was among one of 317 sailors who survived the sinking of the ill-fated Navy cruiser Indianapolis during World War II and later bonded with other activists to exonerate their ship's captain Charles B. McVay III, whom they believed was unfairly court-martialed and blamed for putting the ship in harm's way.




Cause of Death: Cancer



Born: September 10, 1925


 
Died: October 3, 2009



Location:
Bartlett, Illinois