Entrepreneurship

Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, Founder of Sandals Resorts, Dies at 79

Gordon Stewart, who bought a rundown beachfront hotel in his native Jamaica and built it into a chain of all-inclusive resorts as the founder of Sandals Resorts International, died on Monday. He was 79. His death was confirmed in a statement by his family, who did not give a cause or say where he died, …

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Narinder S. Kapany, ‘Father of Fiber Optics,’ Dies at 94

Narinder Singh Kapany was born on Oct. 31, 1926, in Moga, a town in Punjab, in northwest India, and raised in Dehradun, about 200 miles to the east. His father, Sundar Singh Kapany, worked in the coal industry; his mother, Kundan Kaur Kapany, was a homemaker. After graduating from Agra University (now Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar …

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