Jimmy Murphy Cruise Industry Death AmaWaterways Co-founder

Jimmy Murphy, 82 – Pre Existing Condition, Cruise Industry Death NA, December 18, 2014, Time of Death is unknown.

Time of Cruise Ship DeathJimmy Murphy

Date: December 18, 2014
Cause: Cancer
From: California
Passenger Name: Jimmy Murphy
Cruise Line: AmaWaterways
Ship: Cruise Industry Death

Jimmy Murphy, 82, from California, co-founder of luxury river cruise ship company AmaWaterways passed away after a year long battle with cancer.

Born and educated in Ireland, Murphy spent nine years with a retail travel agency in Dublin before moving to the U.S. He served as a sales executive with Irish airline Aer Lingus for 11 years.

In 1969, Murphy became one of the founders of Ireland specialist Brendan Vacations (formerly Brendan Tours), which he sold to the Travel Corp. in 2006.