Wayne Schenk

 

 

Age: 51

 

Summary: winner of $1 million in the New York state lottery in January 2007 shortly after finding out he had terminal cancer whose prize pays out in $50,000 annual installments over 20 years, and who tried to get the lottery to give him a lump sum, in which lottery officials said they were sympathetic but couldn't break the rules.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: February 19, 1956

 

Died: April 23, 2007

 

Location: Syracuse, New York