Carolyn Ann Hoff Lynch of Marblehead, the longtime philanthropist, patron of the arts and wife of Fidelity Magellan Fund mogul Peter Lynch, died yesterday from complications following a … Carolyn notes, "Peter and I are willing to take a risk. Carolyn and Peter Lynch shared an extraordinary life together, traveling widely and exploring American art and culture for almost half a century. Peter and Carolyn Lynch have sought similarly outsized results from their philanthropic dollars. Directed by Oon Tian Tan, MD, PhD, the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Center for Laser and Reconstructive Surgery was made possible by the generosity of the Lynch Foundation. In recognition of that gift, then the largest individual gift ever made to the University, the School of Education was formally named in their honor in November 2000. Carolyn Lynch once likened the work done by her family’s foundation as “planting seeds for worthy causes that can take off, be replicated and provide maximum good.” Serving as chairman and president of her family’s nonprofit was just one of the many philanthropic ventures she handled. Carolyn Lynch died Oct. 1. Together, they raised three daughters: Mary, Annie, and Elizabeth. Peter Lynch has been described by Forbes as "the best mutual fund manager ever." She was 69. The Nova documentary Black Hole Apocalypse (2018) that aired on January 10, 2018 was dedicated in her memory. The wife of former Fidelity executive Peter Lynch had been diagnosed with the disease less than two weeks ago. Carolyn married Peter Lynch on May 11, 1968 and moved to Marblehead in 1970. Carolyn Lynch, one-half of one of Boston’s most prominent philanthropic couples, died Thursday at age 69 of complications from acute myeloid leukemia, The Boston Globe reports. Located on the 9th floor of Mass. Peter and Carolyn Lynch visited fifth-graders Nico Morreale (left), and Isaiah Almonte. Carolyn joined PEM’s board of overseers in 1994 before becoming a trustee in 1997. The Boston College School of Education reached a new level in 1999, when philanthropists Carolyn and Peter Lynch contributed more than $10 million to the University. He managed the Fidelity Magellan Fund from 1977 through 1990, yielding a … Eye and Ear's Main Campus in Boston, the center has three procedure rooms with state-of-the-art lasers and a media room equipped with 3dMD imaging. Their intellectual curiosity and love of people, nature and the places they chose to call home were the primary catalysts for their passionate collecting. Dean Lahikainen, the museum’s Carolyn and Peter Lynch curator of American decorative art, recalls, “The Lynches had long been involved in the institution. Lynch died in October 2015 due to complications of leukemia at the age of 69. Philanthropy . Lynch is a quiet philanthropist, but a very active and dedicated one. Using Peter's famous dictum of "invest in what you know" – the Lynches fund startup organizations that have potential to create "dramatic change in the world." SALEM — When Peter and Carolyn Lynch were newlyweds, they bought a house in Marblehead and discovered that classic antique furniture often cost less than new furnishings.