Elkhart, Indiana was hit pretty hard by the recession of 2008. But now, things will run a lot smoother, after Hollywood producer David Gundlach bequeathed his entire personal fortune to the Elkhart community foundation, which supports the county.
Museums, parks and senior care facilities will all benefit from the $125 million dollar gift.
Gundlach made his fortune by starting an insurance company overseas. After his financial success, he started a movie production company in Los Angeles before dying from a sudden heart attack at age 56 last year. His first production was the award-winning film, ‘Get Low,’ featuring Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek and Bill Murray.
(READ the story at the NY Daily News)