Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Jun 9 2010 | 9:45am ET
Josie Robertson, the wife of Tiger Management founder Julian Robertson, has died after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 67.
Robertson and her husband of 38 years, who closed his legendary hedge fund in 2000, were very active philanthropists, announcing a $27 million gift to the New York Stem Cell Foundation last month. They were also major donors to New York’s Lincoln Center—whose plaza bears Josie Robertson’s name—and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where she served on the board of overseers.
The San Antonio, Texas, native was also an avid golfer, winning the women’s championship at a Southampton, N.Y., golf club in 2006 and designing, with her husband, a pair of golf courses in New Zealand. Before marrying her husband, Robertson founded a company that designed Christmas decorations for sale at department stores.
Robertson, who died at her New York home on Tuesday, is survived by her husband, three sons, three grandchildren, two sisters and two brothers. Her funeral is scheduled for Friday at St. Bartholomew’s Church on Park Avenue.
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