Obituaries

Auto Industry Leader Lee Iacocca, Credited With Saving Chrysler, Has Died at Age 94

He is best known for helping launch the Ford Mustang in the 1960s and for reviving Chrysler under his leadership and saving it from bankruptcy in the 1980s.

Rosie Perper

8 Inspiring Quotes From Legendary Singer Aretha Franklin

Honoring the Queen of Soul, who died on Thursday.

Nina Zipkin

Remembering Innovator and Designer Kate Spade in Her Own Words

The fashion icon, 55, was found dead today after an apparent suicide.

Nina Zipkin

11 Inspiring and Hilarious Quotes From Stephen Hawking

The world-renowned astrophysicist left behind a thought-provoking legacy of wit and wisdom.

4 Entrepreneurial Takeaways From America's Playboy

We all know what Hugh Hefner will be remembered for. What about your legacy?

Samuel Edwards

10 Inspirational Quotes From Hugh Hefner, the Entrepreneur Behind the Iconic Playboy Brand

The controversial founder of the magazine that aimed to be a sophisticated publication where readers could find nude photos died at 91 yesterday.

Why the Passing of American Icon Sam Shepard Should Remind You of the Importance of Innovation

ALS, which killed Shepard, is the focus of entrepreneurs working in healthcare to rid us of this and lesser-known diseases.

Joan Oleck

3 Undead Lessons From George Romero, Who Created the Modern Zombie

The filmmaker died on Sunday after an aggressive battle with lung cancer.

The Inspiring Story of REI Co-Founder Mary Anderson

The adventurous businesswoman recently died at 107.

Nina Zipkin

Heimlich, Creator of the Maneuver to Save Choking Victims, Dies at 96

The doctor came up with the ground-breaking technique in 1974 after reading about the high rate of choking deaths in restaurants.

Reuters

10 Facts About Big Mac Inventor Michael James Delligatti

The McDonald's franchise owner died at 98 this week.

Nina Zipkin