Janet Sandaas, 67 – Drowning Excursion, National Geographic Sea Bird Passenger, February 6, 2013, Time of Death 11:00.
Janet Sandaas, 67, from Kirkland, Washington, was a cruise with her husband Richard aboard National Geographic Sea Bird , when she had a medical emergency while snorkeling near the Isle Los Islotes, LaPaz, Mexico and died two days later on February 6, 2013.
On February 4, 2013 around 1100 hours, Janet Sandaas was retrieved by crew while snorkeling and brought to the National Geographic Sea Bird for first aid. National Geographic Sea Bird proceeded to port of La Paz, Mexico and was transferred to the local hospital, where she died two days later due to cardiac arrest.
Karen Sandaas died on February 6, 2013 while vacationing with her husband Richard in Baja California, Mexico. She was 67. Karen was born in Seattle and grew up in Burien, later relocating with her family to the San Francisco Bay area.
Janet Sandaas graduated from Carlmont High School in Belmont, California and from the College of San Mateo with an AA degree in 1965. After graduation she joined United Airlines, embarking on a 38 year career as a flight attendant. This followed a family legacy, her father and uncle were captains for United, her mother a stewardess-nurse, and her sister a flight attendant.
Janet Sandaas enjoyed traveling, having visited all seven continents as well as much of the US. She also enjoyed boating with her husband and friends.