Celebrating Life After Missouri Stingray Death

On this day in cruise history:  One year ago today, on May 31, 2016, a teenager known as Austin “Stingray” Ray from Pevely, Missouri, who was only 17-years-old, died aboard Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Wonder while the family was on a cruise vacation in Alaska.

Disney Wonder departed Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Monday May 23 with calls at Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan before returning to Vancouver.

He was an honor student at Herculaneum High High School.  Stingray, as his friends called him,  had been diagnosed with  . . . more