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