MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA —
Eugene “Gino” Verdon III, age 22, passed away May 31, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. Tragically, he was another victim of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes. Gino went to bed in the early morning hours of Thursday May 31st; healthy, happy, and excited to be traveling home to the US the next day. During his sleep Gino unknowingly developed severe hypoglycemia and didn’t wake up.