Canadian ice hockey playerDied when: 44 years 76 days (530 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Richard Paul "Jumbo" Lapointe (August 2, 1955 – October 17, 1999) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played eleven seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, Philadelphia Flyers, St.
Louis Blues, Quebec Nordiques and Los Angeles Kings.LaPointe married his high school sweetheart Rhonda and had three children.He died in 1999 of a heart attack.
In his honour, there is an annual Bantam Triple-A Showcase tournament in Victoria, British Columbia.