Sunday, April 26, 2015

Google executive, Dan Fredinburg, among the more than 10 dead in Mount Everest avalanche
Dan Fredinburg with actress Sophia Bush.

Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive and an adventurer died, in an avalanche, on Mount Everest Saturday morning after a 7.9 earthquake rocked Nepal.

Dan Fredinburg was on Mount Everest as part of the Jagged Globe team. He died because of head injuries sustained in the avalanche. 

Dan Fredinburg was an experienced climber. He was on Everest last year when an avalanche struck in April.

Dan’s sister Megan shared this announcement via Instagram:
This is Dan’s little sister Megan. I regret to inform all who loved him that during the avalanche on Everest early this morning our Dan suffered from a major head injury and didn't make it. We appreciate all of the love that has been sent our way thus far and know his soul and his spirit will live on in so many of us. All our love and thanks to those who shared this life with our favorite hilarious strong willed man. He was and is everything to us. Thank you.

Dan Fredinburg was the chief of privacy for Google's Google X facility.

He was loved, liked and respected by family, friends, colleagues and associates.

Dan Fredinburg will be missed.

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