Illness

Edward Blum Cruise Passenger Pneumonia Death

January 27, 2018

Edward “Ed” Blum, 74, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Blum was taking one last cruise around South America for his 74th birthday […]

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James Craig Adair Cruise Passenger Death

January 8, 2018

James Craig Adair, 55, from Smyrna, South Carolina died from natural causes on Tuesday,  January 8, 2018, while on a Bahamas cruise. Adair was Born in Tripoli, Libya. He was the manager of Big Lots of […]

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John Honeywell Notable Cruise Industry Death

October 15, 2017

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, John Honeywell, 69, aka Captain Greybeard passed away in Hampshire, England. Honeywell died after a battle with lung cancer. Honeywell was editor at large of consumer magazine World of Cruising. […]

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Michael R Hayhurst Notable Cruise Industry Death

October 6, 2017

Michael R Hayhurst, 71, owner of Buffalo Harbor Cruises for 46 years and captain of the Miss Buffalo and Niagara Clipper cruise boats, died Friday October 6, 2017 at his Orchard Park, New York home […]

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Charles Kimbell Cruise Ship Passenger Death

October 1, 2017

Charles Kimbell, 85, from Arkansas passed away on a cruise aboard Oceania Regatta near Panama on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Charles served in the USMC in the Korean war, and worked for the Orange County […]

Steven Michael Cox Notable Cruise Industry Death
Illness

Steven Michael Cox Notable Cruise Industry Death

August 27, 2017

Steven Michael Cox, 43, from  Kissimmee, Florida, originally from Charleston, South Carolina, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 of complications from Pneumonia. Cox graduated from Southeastern Academy in Kissimmee, Florida in 1993 with a […]

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Elizabeth Betty McKinnon The Cruise Queen Death

July 11, 2017

Elizabeth Betty McKinnon. 75,  from Haverhill, Massachusetts passed away on Tuesday,  July 11, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. After eloping to Hawaii, Betty spent the rest of her life with her husband and best […]