Two-Time ‘Survivor’ Contestant Was 62 – Deadline

Keith Nale, who appeared on Survivor: San Juan del Sur and Survivor: Cambodia, has died. Members of the family advised ET On-line that Nale, 62, handed away Tuesday afternoon in Shreveport, Louisiana. His son Wes, who additionally participated in Survivor: San Juan del Sur, stated, “He’d been battling most cancers for the previous few months and we came upon about it in January.” 

Firefighter Nale, who grew to become a fan-favorite, was by no means a core member of a long-term alliance, however did make all of it the best way to the ultimate 4 of 2014’s Survivor: San Juan del Sur due to his ability in Immunity Challenges, ET famous. He was voted out a day earlier than the Ultimate Tribal Council and later returned for Survivor: Cambodia in 2015.

Following his fourth-place exit from Survivor: San Juan del Sur, Nale advised Uproxx, “You”re so shut you possibly can see it, you realize what I imply. I wish to say, ‘Nicely heck, I’d quite are available tenth than fourth or I’d quite are available fifteenth than fourth,’ however not likely. You simply really feel like that in the meanwhile.”

He additionally stated his firefighter colleagues had been encouraging and “impressed” given he was 53 on the time. “Now granted that’s not 93, however that’s not 23 both.” 

When Nale returned for season 31, he stated throughout an episode, “When do you get a second probability for one thing loopy like this?”

Jeremy Collins, who received that season, tweeted his condolences:

One other former contestant, Kelley Wentworth, shared a video of Nale driving she and others throughout the seaside and referred to as it her “favourite Survivor reward problem… Keith Nale took us all away from the sport for a short while, and this temporary second of ‘regular’ was unforgettable.”

She referred to as Nale “a person with the purest coronary heart, who introduced humor into moments the place it was wanted most.”

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