Fallen PCVs

Since the Peace Corps began in 1961, nearly 200,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in 139 countries. Honored here are the 296 volunteers who died while in service to their country.

Click on any underlined name below to learn more about a fallen volunteer. If you know of a name that is missing from the list or if you are a friend or family member of a fallen PCV and would like to contribute a picture, a story, or something different, please email: webmaster@fpcv.org.

(An asterisk denotes that the volunteer died very shortly following close of service, in-country, and/or of service-related causes)

Porter Knight Paraguay2014
Ashley Earl Namibia2014
John Clay Tanzania2013
Danielle Dunlap Ghana2013
Danielle Gucciardo Uganda2013
Nicholas Castle China2013
Paul Blum Zambia2012
Elizabeth Alden Landis Mozambique2011
Lena Jenison Mozambique2011
Emily Balog Paraguay2011
Julianne Amundson Jordan2011
Cannon Stamm China2011
Stephanie Chance Niger2010
Thomas Maresco Lesotho2010
John Harrington Nicaragua2010
So-Youn Kim Morocco2009
Joseph Chow Tanzania2009
Kate Puzey Benin2009
Bertie Lee Murphy Belize2008
Catherine Saltwick Botswana2008
Blythe Anne O’Sullivan Suriname2007
John Douglas Roberts Vanuatu2007
Marilyn Foss China2007
Julia Cecele Campbell Philippines2007
Justin Brady Mali2006
Matthew Costa Mali2006
Tessa Horan Tonga2006
Wyatt Ammon Zambia2005
Stephen Lotti* Bolivia2005
Patricia Scataloni Macedonia2005
Melissa Mosvick Morocco2004
Gregor Baker Ecuador2004
Erik (Rik) Weiss Philippines2004
Zachary Merrill Mali2003
Ronald McDearman Kenya2002
Elizabeth Bowers Zambia2002
Susan Fagan* Ghana2001
Wyatt Pillsbury Tanzania2001
Walter Poirier (missing) Bolivia2001
Carlos Amador El Salvador2001
Natalie Waldinger Tanzania2001
Larisa Jaffe Zimbabwe2001
Jang Lee Uzbekistan2001
Jennifer Leah Rose Malawi2000
Judith Pasmore Lesotho2000
William DiDiegoCote d'Ivoire2000
Jesse Patrick Thyne Guinea2000
Justin BhansaliGuinea2000
Brian Krow Ukraine1999
Helene HillNamibia1999
Karen Phillips Gabon1998
Joie Kallison Namibia1998
Kevin Leveille Cote d'Ivoire1998
Kathryn MacGillivaryMalawi1998
Etienne Victor Verloo Ukraine1998
Timothy Simpson*Nepal1998
Robert Bock Philippines1998
Jeremiah Mack Niger1997
Jeremy Rolfs Lesotho1997
Chad Nettesheim Dominican Republic1997
Elizabeth Livingston Costa Rica1997
Nancy Coutu Madagascar1996
Kyrstin Scharninghausen Namibia1996
Annika Rodriguez Honduras1996
Robert Lindstrom*Poland1996
Laura Stedman* Swaziland1995
Jeffrey OrtonNiger1995
Andrew Shippee* Cameroon1995
Donald WeberHungary1995
Lucille RaimondoGuatemala1995
Thomas BarakattWestern Samoa1994
Harvey Hartley* Dominican Republic1994
Layne Pfaffenberger Guatemala1993
Michele SylvesterSenegal1993
Karren WaldTogo1993
Mary JohnsonChina1993
William Nordmann Nepal1992
Varina RogersMalawi1992
Susan HardingCote d'Ivoire1992
Gloey Wiseman Bolivia1991
David Edwards Namibia1991
David SchaefferTanzania1990
Daniel OhlKenya1990
Molly Thomas* Tunisia1990
Margaret Schutzius Chad1989
Dorothy OsborneDominican Republic1989
Michelle DrabiskiParaguay1989
Andrew Karrer Micronesia1988
Danuta Kassowska Thailand1988
Steven ButlerTunisia1988
Juanita QuitonSwaziland1988
Brenda CrawfordSwaziland1988
Matthew Norton Sherman Honduras1988
Scott GlotfeltyTogo1988
Nancy Hart* Nepal1987
Joseph Teates Guatemala1987
Audrey SmithPhilippines1985
Raymond KrugerMorocco1985
Audrey CopelandEcuador1985
John WrightEcuador1985
William SchafferNepal1984
Lesa Sanftleben Lesotho1984
William Mathis, Jr.Zaire1984
Charles TurneerPhilippines1984
Ronald CecchiniThailand1984
Jennifer Rubin Togo1984
Mark StrebNiger1984
Shaun O’BrienPhilippines1984
Peter Wolfe Guatemala1984
James WoodTogo1983
Mark EdstrandNiger1983
Terry StrongLesotho1983
Diana Hess Kenya1983
Kathryn CrottyMali1983
Michael WoodGuatemala1983
Joseph SheriffMicronesia1983
Kimberly MorkenBotswana1983
Robert LongLiberia1983
Steven PresnalEcuador1982
Bridgette McClellanThe Gambia1981
Darryl AdkinsJamaica1981
Jeanne Corbin Jamaica1981
Marshal Haggard Nepal1981
Paul ChaljubChile1981
John MarshallMali1981
Janis Hyatt Swaziland1981
Brian Edens Senegal1981
Daniel GreenwaldPhilippines1981
Margaret CarmonaPhilippines1981
Philip CyrNepal1981
Harry Hushaw Thailand1981
Theodore CooperPhilippines1981
Diana FillmoreGabon1980
David RubenMicronesia1980
Thomas LeSuer Lesotho1980
Mitchell WoodwardEcuador1980
Marian Baciewicz Ghana1980
Lynne MasoverFiji1980
Thomas LockhartSierra Leone1980
Lois Ann LaneThe Gambia1979
Timothy MatthewsSierra Leone1979
Eugene GalgasGhana1978
Deborah WhiteTogo1978
Robert OwensMorocco1978
Robert BensonTonga1978
Dennis StilsonE. Caribbean1978
Robert McFateChile1978
Robert JonasColombia1978
Christine Madeline Thompson Ecuador1978
Robert Warren Honduras1978
Richard KellyBelize1978
Christopher LueckeLiberia1978
Jerry BryanBrazil1978
Lester GliessmanKenya1978
Florence KrokKenya1977
Gary WilcoxFiji1977
Louise WolfMorocco1976
Polly ZimmermanMorocco1976
Deborah Gardner Tonga1976
June CrossLiberia1976
Richard MulvihillCameroon1976
Robert DavisBurkina Faso1976
Paul JohnsonGuatemala1976
Roseanne ProviniHonduras1976
Stephen MaloneE. Caribbean1976
Charles PinneyMalaysia1976
James HoffmanLiberia1976
George BradfieldChile1976
Thomas CarpenterSierra Leone1976
H. Benjamin GamberKenya1975
Thomas CroninPhilippines1975
Roy PriorHonduras1975
Stephen HamerMalaysia1975
Barbara ChristieBenin1975
Cecil PerkinsE. Caribbean1975
Harold SummersBenin1975
Diane FaheyLiberia1975
Grace RussomannoLiberia1975
Jacqueline ChezemCosta Rica1975
Robert PastuszakCote d'Ivoire1975
Gerald Robillard Zaire1975
Curtis JacobyDominican Republic1974
Robert ParkerDominican Republic1974
Denise RosserCote d'Ivoire1974
Denise BlakeAfghanistan1974
Bethanne BahlerJamaica1974
Dennis PfostPeru1974
Linda RobinsonNiger1973
Roderic TurnerEthiopia1973
Gregory BakerDominican Republic1973
Wilburn JohnsonSenegal1973
Rene CourtwayBenin1973
Linda FinkZaire1973
Steven MesserCosta Rica1973
John DavidsonEcuador1972
Robert LilligNepal1972
William L. WestKenya1972
Elizabeth AldrichKenya1972
Paul SprattZaire1972
William ChalledIran1972
Louis MortonUganda1972
James RyanEthiopia1972
James WeeksMauritius1972
Alan C. Banner Western Samoa1972
Robert RitgerEcuador1972
Dennis OtaTogo1972
Craig Pollock Ecuador1972
Linda MankeKenya1971
Terry LawyerTogo1971
James HenriettaLiberia1971
Michael PeriardLiberia1971
Valeria RobertsLiberia1971
Robert WhitfieldGhana1971
Marsha RagnoLiberia1971
Richard LeahyEcuador1971
Ann KenneyMicronesia1971
Agatha ThorntonLiberia1971
Philip HollandIndia1971
Kalman HahnGhana1971
Ronald KuhnSierra Leone1971
Joseph NonnemackerMicronesia1971
Paul OverholtzerMauritius1970
David BogenschneiderKenya1970
Susan RodgersKenya1970
Daniel JandorfMalaysia1970
Marie ClutterbuckPeru1970
Gail GrossPeru1970
Judith Bosch Iran1970
David McCarthy Micronesia1970
John WillisJamaica1970
Martha MerrillLiberia1970
Marilyn McKayLiberia1970
Susan DaveyLiberia1970
Frederick SchwartzSwaziland1970
Sandra SmithBolivia1969
Jeannette StaffordPhilippines1969
Henry ShulerIndia1969
Michael KotzianColombia1969
Patrick O’ReillyEl Salvador1969
Susan LosikoffMalaysia1969
Henry Farrar Afghanistan1969
William HellyerIndia1968
Thomas Laffey Malawi1968
William AckermanColombia1968
Virginia Zink Nigeria1968
John BecknerMalaysia1968
John O’BrienFiji1968
Salvador VazquezColombia1968
Alexei ZbitnoffEl Salvador1968
Mark RaymakerTanzania1968
Susan Robertson* Venezuela1967
Rose Anne Crimmins* India1967
John BlumIndia1967
Susan TraubEthiopia1967
Peter NelsonIran1967
James Stout, Jr.Morocco1967
Bruce GouldPhilippines1967
William ReiserGhana1967
Marcia PearsonTurkey1967
Dennis PearsonTurkey1967
David LarsonDominican Republic1967
Diane Nitahara Nigeria1966
Henry George Shine Nigeria1966
Robert WelandNepal1966
Lowell Dunn Thailand1966
Thomas AshtonIran1966
James RedmannE. Caribbean1966
Thomas HassettNepal1966
Troy RossPeru1966
Gerald Flynn Ecuador1966
Paul Bond Ecuador1966
Florice BarnumTogo1966
William OlsonEthiopia1966
Peverly Kinsey Tanzania1966
Curtis LarsonEcuador1966
Johannes von Foerster Nigeria1965
John Parrott Kenya1965
Judith CorleyCameroon1965
James DriscollTogo1965
James HughesEcuador1965
Robert Zech Dominican Republic1965
Gareth SimmonsDominican Republic1965
Francis Kirking Iran1965
Stanley Kowalczyk Nigeria1965
Don HumphreyChile1965
Joy DarlingBolivia1965
Cynthia MyersIndia1964
Bruce McKeen Nepal1964
Roger McManuaPhilippines1964
Frederick DetjenColombia1963
Philip MaggardPhilippines1963
Nancy BoydPhilippines1963
Dale Swenson Brazil1962
David MulhollandPhilippines1962
David CrozierColombia1962
Lawrence RadleyColombia1962