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David Mugar, Boston philanthropist and Fourth of July Spectacular pioneer, dies at 82

4 monthes ago   |   By WCVB

David Mugar, noted Boston philanthropist and the pioneer of Boston's Fourth of July fireworks, has died at age 82.
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David Mugar, force behind Boston July 4th celebration, dies

David Mugar, force behind Boston July 4th celebration, dies

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

David Mugar, the businessman and philanthropist who transformed the Boston Pops July Fourth concert and fireworks show from a small local event into a nationally televised extravaganza, has died according to his family.
He died Tuesday night, his three children said in a statement. He was 82. No cause of death was provided.
“He was a Bostonian through and through, continually finding ways to give back to the community he loved,” the family said. “He was humble and generous. Quietly doing good for others and always leading with his heart. The many gifts he gave to civic and cultural...
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