Richard Wood WG50, 93, died on April 16 in Indianapolis. He was born in 1926 in Brazil, IN, and shortly after college met Billie Lou Carpenter Wood, his wife of 62 years. He was a devoted caregiver to her through her long final illness. Upon graduation from Wharton, Richard embarked on a 43-year career with Eli Lilly and Company. At the age of 45, he was elected president of the company, ultimately becoming CEO and chairman of the board.
Richard Wood WG50
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