submit a death
Captain Phil Harris (53), from tv's 'Deadliest Catch' died after he suffered a stroke
Medical - Brain
Published: Feb 11, 2010 @ 3:45 PM
Phil Harris (53)
Feb 09, 2010
Cause of Death:
Lake Stevens, WA
view their profile
Capt. Phil Harris of the Discovery Channel show "The Deadliest Catch" died Tuesday of complications from a stroke suffered late last month. He was 53.
Harris, the tattooed and gruff captain of the Cornelia Marie, was a fan favorite in the reality show about crab fishing off Alaska.
"Discovery mourns the loss of dear friend and colleague Captain Phil Harris. He was more than someone on our television screen. Phil was a devoted father and loyal friend to all who knew him," a statement from the network said. "We will miss his straightforward honesty, wicked sense of humor and enormous heart."
Harris suffered a massive stroke on January 29 while his crew offloaded crab at St. Paul Island, Alaska.
Video: "Deadliest Catch" captian dies
"It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our dad -- Captain Phil Harris," said a statement from his sons, Jake and Josh Harris. "Dad has always been a fighter and continued to be until the end."
go back to article archive list
article loaded in 0 ms
Anthony Luzio (25) was found dead in his car in a pond almost ten years after he went missing
For nearly a decade, Tony Luzio's car sat just below the surface of a small Delaware County pond, sinking into the muck, waiting to be found.
Carly Scott (27) was five months pregnant when she was killed by her ex-boyfriend
The discovery of the jawbone of a missing, pregnant Maui woman helped authorities file a murder charge against her ex-boyfriend, a person familiar with the investigation told the Associated Press on Wednesday.
Sarah Harkins (32) died after she was stung by yellow jacket wasps
Sarah Marie Schulzetenberg Harkins, 32, of Fredericksburg, VA passed away unexpectedly from a sudden medical condition on July 28, 2014. Sarah's unborn child, Cecilia Rachel, passed away on July 28th.
Gary Wortman (31) died when the scaffolding he was working on touched a power line
Officials have released the names of three contract workers killed in an industrial accident Wednesday morning in Hardin County.
John Vigus (32) shot Kayla Paetow (20) before turning the gun on himself
Sioux Falls Police are seeking answers about what may have caused a man to shoot his fiancee, then turn a gun on himself Wednesday in a murder-suicide at the couple's central Sioux Falls home.
Copyright © 2009 MyDeathSpace.com