Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist, space enthusiast, owner of the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, Paul Allen, has died. He was 65.
Allen’s family issued a statement today through by Vulcan Inc., Allen’s privately held company, on behalf of the Allen Family, Vulcan and the Paul G. Allen network.
“It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our founder Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and noted technologist, philanthropist, community builder, conservationist, musician and supporter of the arts. Mr. Allen died on Monday afternoon, October 15, 2018, from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Seattle.”