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Celebrity Deaths in Business

  • Jeff Brotman, 74 (1942 - 2017)

    Jeff Brotman

    Jeff Brotman, the co-founder of warehouse retailer Costco and chairman of its board, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Margo Chase (2017)

    Margo Chase

    Margo Chase, the founder and chief creative officer of the Chase Design Group, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, in the crash of a plane she was flying, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • James Galton, 92 (1924 - 2017)

    James Galton

    James Galton, the former president and CEO of the Marvel Entertainment Group whose tenure coincided with some of the most profound generational changes to the comic book industry, died Monday, June 12, 2017, at his home in Naples, Florida. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Roger Ailes, 77 (2017)

    Roger Ailes

    Roger Ailes, the longtime Fox News chief who built the company into a populist media powerhouse over two decades before resigning last year amid multiple sexual harassment allegations, died Thursday, May 18, 2017. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Stanley Weston, 84 (1933 - 2017)

    Stanley Weston

    Stanley Weston, the licensing pioneer who helped conceive the military action figure that later was sold as the Hasbro "G.I. Joe" doll, died Monday, May 1, 2017, in Los Angeles, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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