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Sorry to be macabre, but if you had a choice, how would you like to die?

391142 02: A Tower Records store is shown June 26, 2001 in Cambridge MA. Tower Records, one of the country''s oldest music chains, has been struggling in the face of big debts, expensive store leases, and increased competition from online sellers like Amazon.com. and may be forced to declare bankruptcy if it does not come up with more money by years end. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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A Tower Records store is shown June 26, 2001 in Cambridge MA.

Tower Records founder Russ Solomon passed away on Sunday while watching the Oscars with a drink in his hand.

Tower Records founder Russ Solomon passed away on Sunday while watching the Oscars with a drink in his hand.

He was 92. 

"Ironically, he was giving his opinion of what someone was wearing that he thought was ugly, then asked (his wife) Patti to refill his whiskey," Michael Solomon, his son and former chief executive of Tower, told the Sacramento Bee.

When Patti returned with his refill, he had passed away from an apparent heart attack.

The SacBee called it the “perfect coda” for a risk-taking entrepreneur  who built an empire selling music to generations of music lovers.

His death got us thinking about the big end. How would you like to die, if you have the choice? Call us at 866-893-5722 and let us know.

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