There have been no recorded deaths caused by the activity of the Colima Volcano. There is a story circulating in Internet, stating that on 1911, an eruption by the Colima Volcano caused 1,450 deaths. However, during that year there were no eruptions recorded.
During the US Civil War, many deaths of soldiers on both sides died of diseases. In the South, it is estimated that 50% of Confederate soldier deaths were caused by or were related to various disease. For example, Malaria and Yellow Fever caused many deaths.