Norman Thorsen



Age: 46


Summary: manager of the Turlock, California-based family-owned-and-operated business Thorsens, Inc. for plumbing, heating and air-conditioning who had been a quadriplegic since breaking his neck in a 1988 automobile accident but was determined to continue running the family business with his father Rodney Thorsen despite the restrictions and pain that his disability brought, and who had also supported many charity organizations including Campus Crusade for Christ.



Cause of Death: Complications from quadriplegia


Born: December 17, 1957


Died: May 3, 2004


Location: Sacramento, California