The father of the late Kate Spade has passed away the day before his daughter’s funeral.
According to a statement from his family, Earl F. Brosnhan died at his home surrounded by family, aged 89.
“He had been in falling health of late and was heartbroken over the recent death of his beloved daughter,” the statement reads.
Brosnhan was a U.S Navy veteran who worked in a family construction business in Kansas City, and enjoyed playing tennis and golf
Two weeks ago, fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead in her New York City apartment, aged 55.
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