Alex Madonna

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: owner and brainchild of the famous Madonna Inn on California's central coast, a hotel known and revered for its gaudiness, the Pepto-Bismol-pink color scheme with the jaw-dropping 8-foot-tall waterfall urinal in the men's room, themed suites such as the Caveman Room where one could sleep under a rock ceiling and shower in a waterfall, and motifs that lured celebrities and common folk alike.

 

 

Cause of Death: Massive heart attack

 

Born: November 19, 1918

 

Died: April 22, 2004

 

Location: San Luis Obispo, California