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Martha Stewart’s Younger Brother Dies ‘Suddenly and Unexpectedly’

Martha Stewart’s Younger Brother Dies ‘Suddenly and Unexpectedly’
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Martha Stewart is mourning the loss of her youngest brother, George Christiansen. The 65-year-old died unexpectedly last week.

Stewart’s spokeswoman Susan Magrino told Page Six, “Martha lost her youngest brother, George, suddenly and unexpectedly earlier this [past] week. The family requests that you respect their privacy during this time of sorrow.”

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The paper says the cause of death was likely a heart attack.

George, who lived on a ranch in Fairfield, Connecticut, owned Pequot Remodeling, and helped renovate Stewart’s famous Westport farmhouse on Turkey Hill Road. His wife, Rita, worked for Stewart’s company.

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Martha, 75, lost her youngest sister Laura Kostyra Plimpton, 59, in 2014; Plimpton died from a massive brain aneurysm.

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