Nick Scandone


Age: 42


Summary: yachtsman who with fellow crewman, paraplegic sailor Maureen McKinnon-Tucker, won a gold medal as skipper of a two-person keelboat in the SKUD-18 sailing class at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Qingdao, China six years after having been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease).



Cause of Death: ALS


Born: March 4, 1966


Died: January 2, 2009


Location: Fountain Valley, California