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May 6, 2021, InsideEko Media. It is always difficult to say goodbye to someone we love and appreciate. Family and friends should say goodbye to their beloved 67-year-old David Swensen, Yale chief investment officer, who passed away last night, Wednesday, May 5, 2021, through social media posts posted on Twitter.
David served our university with distinction. He was an exceptional colleague, a dear friend, and a dear mentor to many in our community. Future generations will benefit from your dedication, brilliance and generosity.
David Swensen passed away after battling with cancer.
This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Swensen so much hurt. It is in that mourning spirit that the concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family.
Tributes To David Swensen
Across social media users’ timelines are statements that show respect, admiration, and gratitude towards Swensen as people mourn the passing.
“Wow, this is a huge loss for the endowment world and the entire investment community. I read David Swensen‘s Pioneering Portfolio Management book a number of years ago and it formed the basis of my understanding of capital allocation.”
“Very sad to hear of David Swensen’s passing. I read about him 12 years ago as a college senior and thought – he does super interesting work, and he does it for an amazing cause – how can I do that?? From afar he inspired me to pursue the job at MIT”
RIP David Swensen, an investment legend right up there with Buffett and Munger. I had the pleasure of meeting David a few years ago when @Haydaracunn jumped in front of his car. We talk about in our pod.
Legend. David Swensen, Yale’s legendary CIO, passes. RESPECT
More information on the death of Swensen will be updated as we receive it. Official obituary publication will be made by the family of the deceased.
This publication does not contain information on David Swensen’s funeral plans and visitations. You may wait for the family to release a statement on that or reach out to them when it is convenient for them to speak.
Family privacy should be respected at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the passing of Swensen.