- Associated Press - Monday, June 13, 2016

DETROIT (AP) - Marjorie S. Fisher, a philanthropist known for supporting cultural institutions including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, has died. She was 92.

The Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation in Detroit says Fisher died Sunday at her home in Palm Beach, Florida, of natural causes.

Her husband businessman Max Fisher provided the lead $10 million bequest to expand the impact of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra with an office building and Orchestra Hall addition that opened in 2003. Since his 2005 death, Majorie Fisher continued that support.

In Florida, she supported causes including children’s health and recreation. During her leadership of the foundation, it committed more than $70 million in grants.

A public celebration of her life is Tuesday afternoon at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.

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