Businessman leaves $14 million to Cleveland Clinic

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- A businessman who died last year at age 87 has left more than $14 million in his will to the Cleveland Clinic for cardiovascular research.

The bequest announced Thursday was left to the Clinic by Gus Karos (KAYR'-ohs), who worked in the restaurant business.

The bequest will be used to support a registry database started in the 1960's for cardiovascular research.

Along with earlier gifts Karos has donated more than $26 million to the research hospital.

Karos was born in Joliet, Ill., moved to Cleveland in 1960 and retired in 2000.