Former Maple Leafs chairman Stavro dies at 78
TORONTO -- Steve Stavro, the Canadian grocery store magnate whose sports holdings once included the Toronto Maple Leafs, has died. He was 78.
Toronto Sun corporate sports editor George Gross, a close friend, said Monday that Stavro died overnight of a heart attack.
Despite his high-profile role in the sports and business world, Stavro stayed out of the spotlight.
"He wasn't a newshound," Gross said. "He was a very charitable man. There wasn't a charity he didn't help out."
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