List of Mass Suicide Victims

New York Times/March 29, 1997

Thirty-nine people, 21 women and 18 men, found dead after a mass suicide in California's San Diego County were 26 to 72 years old with driver's licenses from nine states. Relatives seeking information can contact the San Diego County coroner's office at (800) 600-0646.

Names of the dead whose families have been notified:

Marshall Herff Applewhite (aka Elder Jonathan), 66, no license

Dana Tracey Abreo, 35, (female) Denver

Robert John Arancio, 46, Texas

Raymond Alan Bowers, 45, Jupiter, Fla.

Ladonna Ann Brugato, 40, Englewood, Colo.

Margaret June Bull, 53, New Mexico

Cheryl Elaine Butcher, 43, Texas

Michael Howard Carrier, 48, Texas

Suzanne Sylvia Cooke, 54, New Mexico

John M. Craig (aka Logan Lahson), 63, New Mexico

Betty Eldrie Deal, 64, Texas

Erika Ernst, 40, California

Lawrence Jackson Gale, 47, Lake Forest, Calif.

Darwin Lee Johnson, 42, Orem, Utah

Julie Lamontagne, 45, Las Cruces, N.M.

Jacqueline Opal Leonard, 71, Littleton, Colo.

Jeffrey Howard Lewis, 41, Texas

Gail Renee Maeder, 28, Salt Lake City

Steven Terry McCarter, 41, Albuquerque, N.M.

Joel Peter McCormick, 29, Salt Lake City

Yvonne McCurdy-Hill, 39, Cincinnati

David Geoffery Moore, 41, of Los Gatos, Calif.

Nancy Dianne Nelson, 45, of Mesa, Ariz.

Norma Jeane Nelson, 59, Texas

Thomas Alva Nichols, 59, Arizona

Susan Elizabeth Nora Paup, 54, New Mexico

Margaret Ella Richter, 46, California

Judith Ann Rowland, 50, Texas

Michael Sandoe, 26, Boulder, Colo.

Brian Alan Schaaf, 40, New Mexico

Joyce Angela Skalla, 58, New Mexico

Gary Jordan St. Louis, 44, New Mexico

Susan Frances Strom, 44, Texas

Denise June Thurman, 44, Texas

David Cabot Van Sinderen, 48, California

Gender, age and state issuing driver's license of the others whose names have not been released:

Male, 50, Arizona license, born in New York, passport issued in Los Angeles.

Female, 63, Albuquerque, N.M.

Male, 44, Minnesota, born in Michigan, passport issued Los Angeles

Female, 41, state license unknown, born in Texas, passport issued in Seattle.

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