Dean Meyers


Dean Meyers, 53, of Gaithersburg, MD was killed at a gas station in Manassas, VA by the Washington, DC-area sniper on the night of October 9, 2002. Dean received the Purple Heart after suffering gunshot wounds while serving with the First Cavalry in Vietnam. His wounds left him with his left arm and hand disabled.

At the time of his death, Dean worked as a Project Manager in the Manassas, VA office of a civil engineering firm. For more than twenty years, he sponsored children overseas through the World Vision humanitarian organization.

Dean’s younger brother, Bob, lives in Perkiomenville, PA.

October 27, 2002 from various news reports
American Rivers Article

The Dean Harold Memorial Fund