The architect Raymond Hood died at the age of 53. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Chief designer of New York City’s Rockefeller Center; known for his work with Art Deco. He never called himself an artist, as utility, not beauty, was his chief concern.
His family was residing in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, when he was born. He married his secretary in 1920 and had three children.