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Construction industry leader Bette dies at 76

Michael Bette
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Construction magnate Michael Bette died Thursday while visiting his alma mater, Manhattan College, for a scholarship dinner. The 76-year-old founder of national contracting company Barry, Bette and Led Duke collapsed on campus. “He was a real hard charger,” said his oldest son, Matthew. “He wasn’t done yet. The shock hasn’t worn off.” Matthew said his father’s heart gave out, despite his overall good health and clean living. Bette’s career history is one of consistent growth ...

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April 15, 2013
8:55 p.m.

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didnt know him, but sounds like a awesome person. hard working family man.