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Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head
Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head

Andrea L. Rich, a dynamic, public-spirited leader who rose to the heights of academic administration at UCLA before making a controversial shift to the art world, as head of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has died. She was 71. Rich, who devoted her retirement to the trusteeship of charitable, governmental and corporate organizations, died Monday night at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She had been undergoing treatment for acute myeloid leukemia, according to her son, Robert Rich. Although she had been in poor health for several years, the fatal disease came on suddenly and progressed quickly, he said. In an interview a few months before Rich’s death — at her...

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