Charles Ahern Cavanaugh
, former manager of the Davis Financial Fund
, died on July 15 at age 39.
Cavanaugh passed away after a long battle with cancer, according to Bloomberg
and a notice in the New York Times
A graduate of Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon, as well as the University of Notre Dame, where he received degrees in political science and theology, Cavanaugh had managed or co-managed a number of strategies for Davis. He served as co-manager of the Davis Financial Fund
from 2007 to 2012. In that role, he had succeeded Christopher C. Davis, who was son of the Tucson, Arizona-based company’s founder, Shelby M.C. Davis, according to
. He had also managed the Opportunity
and Selected International
funds. He was also a PM of the John Hancock Funds II
According to Bloomberg
, Cavanaugh had joined Davis in 2001. He had left Davis in 2012.
Cavanaugh, according to the New York Times notice
, is survived by his wife Emilia and his son Aidan, as well as by his parentsMike and Zoe Cavanaugh; brother John Cavanaugh; sister Elizabeth Lowe, and nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
The notice finishes with this message: "Thank you Charles for being a man of faith, wildly generous, outrageous, unique, fun and thoughtful. Most of all, thank you for being you."
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