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