Lee Lorch

 

 

 

Age: 98

 

Summary: mathematician and civil rights pioneer whose leadership in the 1940's campaign to desegregate the gargantuan housing development Stuyvesant Town on the Lower East Side of Manhattan helped to make housing discrimination illegal nationwide.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: September 20, 1915

 

Died: February 28, 2014

 

Location: Toronto, Canada