World.- At 91, hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton died at his home in Los Angeles. According to the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, he died of natural causes on Thursday.
His son, Steven M. Hilton, who serves as chairman of the Hilton Foundation’s board of directors, said the family is mourning the loss of a remarkable man.
«My father was a loving husband to our mother, Marilyn, a wonderful model for his eight children, a loyal and generous friend, a visionary entrepreneur, a respected leader and a passionate sportsman. He lived a life of great adventure and exceptional achievements.»
For his part his granddaughter Paris Hilton wrote on his twitter account:
«I am deeply saddened by the loss of my grandfather Barron Hilton. He was a legend, a visionary, brilliant, handsome, kind and lived a life full of achievements and adventures. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve admired him as a businessman.»
I am deeply saddened by the loss of my grandfather Barron Hilton. He was a Legend, a visionary, brilliant, handsome, kind and lived a life full of accomplishment and adventure. Ever since I was a little girl I have looked up to him as a businessman. pic.twitter.com/eGFXAz1LUr
— Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton) September 20, 2019