Jheryl Busby dies at 59; music executive led revival of Motown Records

By Claire Noland
November 6, 2008

Jheryl Busby, a music executive who led a revival of Motown Records while president and chief executive of the company from 1988 to 1995, was found dead Tuesday in a hot tub at his home in Malibu. He was 59.

“It appears it could be a possible accident, or he died of natural causes,” Ed Winter, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, said Wednesday. An autopsy was planned.

The Los Angeles Times Obituary continues here.

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