MSNBC: A 100-year-old woman who quietly amassed a
vast fortune before her death last year left $35.6 million to local
diabetes and cancer research. Eugenia
Dodson donated two-thirds of the money to the University of Miami’s
Diabetes Research Institute, the largest gift in its 35-year history.
The rest goes to the university’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
didn’t want any recognition in her lifetime, so she directed her lawyer
to keep it confidential,” said Dr. W. Jarrard Goodwin, director of the
Sylvester Center. “I told her people would be grateful. She said, ’No,
I don’t want anyone to know.”’