Jamestown Post-Journal – October 29, 1942
Omaha—(AP)—Rudy LaDitzi, 37, Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) professional wrestler, is dead here of malaria. LaDitzi believed he contracted the disease on a trip to Australia and the South Sea Islands two years ago.
LaDitzi wrestled on an outdoor card at Celoron Park several years ago. In the main event was the famous Stanley Stasiak, the mat’s most notorious Stasiak died two weeks later.