• "We miss you everyday Charlie! Mia, Mason, Paul, my family &..."
    - Bandrevics and Di Ruggiero Family
  • "My condolences to the entire family. I work at the cancer..."
    - Stephanie Garza
  • "Dear Mike and Zoe and Family....Just heard of Charles..."
    - Kathy Dixon
  • "What a wonderful young man, devoted friend to our son Ben..."
    - Bill and Pat Wallisch
  • "I was fortunate to know Charles while he was with Davis..."
    - Steve Lackey

CAVANAUGH--Charles Ahern. Charles Ahern Cavanaugh, 39, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on July 15, 2014. He died at home surrounded by loved ones after a long battle with cancer. Charles was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 12, 1975 to Mike and Zoe Cavanaugh. He graduated from Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon and received degrees in Political Science and Theology from the University of Notre Dame in 1997. Charles married Emilia Gamez on August 12, 2006. Prior to moving to San Antonio in 2012, he spent 11 years residing in New York City, working with Davis Selected Advisors as a trader, research analyst, and portfolio manager. Charles was co-manager of the Davis Financial Fund from 2007-2012. Charles is survived by his wife Emilia, son Aidan; parents Mike and Zoe Cavanaugh; brother John Cavanaugh (Lisa); sister Elizabeth Lowe (Mark); nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Thank you Charles for being a man of faith, wildly generous, outrageous, unique, fun and thoughtful. Most of all, thank you for being you. Memorial donations may be made to Maggie's Place at or 602-262-5555.

Published in The New York Times on July 31, 2014
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