Richard Solove Dead at the Age of 85

N/A(Photo: cancer.osu.edu)
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Ohio State University is mourning the loss of one of its major supporters and benefactors today.The Columbus Dispatch reports Richard Solove died today after a three year illness.

Solove donated twenty-million dollars to the University in 1998 to help establish the James Cancer Research center at OSU.

“All of us at Ohio State are humbled by his trust and investment in us. His passion fuels our work each and every day,” said OSU President Gordon Gee said in a written statement

Solove is survived by his wife and three grown children. He was 85.

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