Recipient of the Purple Heart medalDied when: 92 years 231 days (1111 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Robert Chester Wilson Ettinger (December 4, 1918 – July 23, 2011) was an American academic, known as "the father of cryonics" because of the impact of his 1962 book The Prospect of Immortality.
Ettinger founded the Cryonics Institute and the related Immortalist Society and until 2003 served as the groups' president.His body has been cryopreserved, like the bodies of his first and second wives, and his mother.
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