‘Survivor: Nicaragua’ Star Dan Lembo Dies at 75, Cause of Death Explored – The Teal Mango


Survivor: Nicaragua alum Dan Lembo has handed away on the age of 75. The previous actuality present contestant died at his dwelling in Manhattan in September. Dan’s daughter-in-law Emily Lembo has revealed that he died of a uncommon mind illness.

The Lembo household has additionally revealed an obituary remembering their beloved Dan. He was recognized for collaborating within the twenty first season of Survivor in 2010, the place he was capable of attain the ultimate 5. Learn on to know extra about his life and profession.

Dan Lembo Passes Away at 75

Emily confirmed that Dan handed away on September 3 after battling an incurable mind illness referred to as progressive supranuclear palsy. He struggled with the sickness for six years which ultimately affected his speech, reminiscence and motor abilities.

A memorial service for Dan Lembo was organized by his relations in September. The service was attended by lots of of his pals, nonetheless, no one from the Survivor group appeared to have gotten the information on the time.

Lembo’s household remembered him as a “charismatic, larger-than-life, outgoing bon vivant who cherished nothing greater than spending time together with his youngsters and pals – new and previous. On weekends he loved softball in Bridgehampton with pals. Daniel shall be remembered as a buddy to all and a father to 2.”

The Survivor alum is by his sons, Matthew and Michael, daughter in legal guidelines Emily and Dana, grandchildren Ava, Annabelle, Sailor, James, and Harper, and ex-wife Barbara.

Dan Lembo Appeared within the twenty first Season of Survivor

Dan was born in Brooklyn on November 7, 1946. He graduated from Brooklyn School, New York, in 1969. On the age of 63, he participated within the twenty first season of Survivor, titled Survivor: Nicaragua, in 2010.

Dan was preferred by his fellow contestants on the present however carried out poorly within the challenges. He reached the highest 5 and was voted out on Day 37. He additionally had a profession in actual property and was a millionaire when he competed within the actuality present. Dan was well-known for sporting branded alligator footwear whereas performing the challenges.

After his elimination, he revealed in an interview that he didn’t take part within the present for cash. As an alternative, he wished to go on an journey. “I didn’t play Survivor for cash. I wished the journey,” Dan had mentioned

“I’m the kind of man who sees a problem and thinks, ‘I may try this.’ So I wished to be a part of this loopy sport — and I did fairly nicely, I’d say! I made it actually far,” he had added.

Dan’s Sons Pen an Emotional Tribute

Within the obituary, Dan’s sons Matthew and Michael have paid a heartfelt tribute to their father. “Thanks for being my Dad. You have been a contented individual. You have been my finest buddy. I’ll miss you,” Matthew wrote.

Michael Lembo wrote, “Dad, regardless of the state of affairs, you have been at all times there for me. You have been my first cellphone name. You have been my journey buddy. Each weekend, we’d take our journeys. From snowboarding in Vermont, taking a look at properties within the Hamptons, a sunny weekend in Miami, or a Yankees’ playoff sport, we have been at all times collectively. I’ll miss you. I really like you.”

Our condolences to Dan Lembo’s household and pals. Could his soul relaxation in peace!

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