Pier Mario Della Valle
Summary: retired textile workshop owner who was among one of more than 570 Italian 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 vacation to spend the Christmas holidays with his Thai wife at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Phuket, Thailand