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ZUZIC--Stanley David, "Stan", 47 years old, died after a brief illness on June 15, 2020 in Kirkland, WA where he lived. Lauren, his loving wife of 19 years, son William and daughter Callista, his parents Stan and Vinka Zuzic, his sister Michelle Raeder, his in-laws, extended family, and countless friends deeply mourn his loss. Born in Queens, New York, on December 21, 1972, he lived in New York, Massachusetts, and Washington. In Queens he attended Holy Cross High School and graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Finance in 1994. He began his career at LongTerm Capital Management in Greenwich, Connecticut as a trader before joining Harvard Management Company in Boston, Massachusetts in 1999. At Harvard Management he distinguished himself as a portfolio manager and senior trader, establishing a reputation for integrity and investing expertise across asset classes and through challenging market cycles. In 2010, he began working as Head of Trading at Kirkland, Washington- based BMGI, which oversees the investments of Bill and Melinda Gates and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the world's largest charitable institutions. At BMGI, Stan was a trusted friend and colleague whose steadfast commitment to getting things right combined with his humility and disarming charm, will leave a lasting impact on the firm.Stan was a lifelong intellectual and insatiable learner whose interests were as broad as his friendships. He found joy in tending to his rose garden, mentoring young professionals, travel, cycling with friends and spending time with his family.

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July 6, 2020
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Maggie Marcotte
June 25, 2020
My sincerest condolences to your family for the loss of your loved one, Please except my deepest sympathies.
Simone Taylor
June 25, 2020
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Mike Burdian
June 24, 2020
My sincere condolences to Lauren, Family and everyone touched by Stan. Perfectly expressed: reputation for integrity a trusted friend and colleague.. commitment to getting things right . humility and . a lifelong intellectual and insatiable learner..."

"Trading at LTCM" was after beginning in "Swap Operations" which also speaks to Stan's work ethic and no small accomplishment. I had the privilege of working with and being able to call him a friend since 1995. We would often go a year without speaking or texting then laugh about those early years and remained invaluable resources for one another. I believe I speak for so many of Stan's early colleagues who saw a fierce drive and refreshing candor in all of his interactions. He was very unique and I am saddened and will miss him very much.

Rest in Peace My Friend, Jim Ragusa
Jim Ragusa
June 23, 2020
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Jacob Bear
June 23, 2020
My condolences go out to the family of Stanley. He was a Holy Cross classmate of mine. He always had a smile and was very joyful.

Eternal rest grant unto Stanley, O Lord, and let Your perpetual light shine upon him. Rest in peace my friend. Amen.
James Ricciardi
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