Martin L Gross, Cruise Ship Passenger Death, Star Princess Antarctica Cruise January 26, 2016, Time of Death Unknown.
Martin (Marty) L Gross, 77, from New London, New Hampshire was sailing with his wife Deirdre aboard Princess Cruises Star Princess. The couple embarked from Ushuaia, Argentina on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. While sailing to Antarctica, Gross suffered a stroke.
He was transported to a passing northbound vessel and was taken north to a Ushuaia, Argentina hospital where Gross underwent surgery to relieve a Subdural Hematoma. Despite excellent care and a successful surgery, Martin contracted an infection from which he did not recover. Gross died on January 26, 2016.
Martin Gross who had worked at Sulloway and Hollis law firm for more than 50 years, was a three-term former mayor of Concord, New Hampshire and a Democratic activist.
Over the years, Martin and Deirdre visited South America, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, with their final adventure together taking them further south than ever before.