This week’s notable deaths included a son of David Rockefeller Sr., the world’s oldest billionaire; a black American actress whose work on stage and off involved fighting racial discrimination; and a Cy Young Award-winning Major League Baseball pitcher. Below are summaries of these and other obituaries from the past week.
Bob Welch, the American League’s Cy Young Award winner in 1990 as the last Major League Baseball pitcher to win more than 25 games in a season, has died of a heart attack, the Los Angeles Dodgers said. He was 57.
Brookfield Property Partners LP is close to filling most of the lower Manhattan office space formerly rented by Merrill Lynch & Co., the investment bank whose buyout was a symbol of the financial crisis.
Brookfield Property Partners LP is in the late stages of negotiating a lease at lower Manhattan’s Brookfield Place with Jane Street Capital LLC as the landlord moves closer to filling vacant space at the complex.