Leasing firm chief Francis McCaughey dies
When 16-year-old Francis X. McCaughey set sail for America from Ireland, he was looking for one thing: opportunity.
McCaughey found it through working odd jobs that eventually led him to a long career in banking and the establishment of his own leasing company in Lake Success.
McCaughey, of Stewart Manor, died on Dec. 7 of liver cancer. He was 70.
McCaughey was born on Jan. 31,...