David W. Barry Jan 28, 2002 | Scientists Re-Booted David W. Barry, age 58, died on January 28, 2002. He was a Scientist who co-discovered AZT, the antiviral drug that is considered the first effective treatment for AIDS. Circumstances of death are unknown. Related posts: Melissa Ketunuti Rodger Lynn Dickey Vajinder Toor Alberto Behar Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.