The remains of the day

November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/15/93, Vol. 115 Issue 19, p19
Comments on the practice by some of the world's wealthy to include staff in their wills. Late tobacco heiress Doris Duke who left her butler, Bernard Lafferty, $500,000 a year for life and control of a new Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; Banking heiress Alic Curtis Desmond who left her lawyer and her nurse millions when she died in 1990; Marriages to the hired help leading to substantial bequests.


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