Joan Rivers, Andrew Madoff, Yves Carcelle: Obituaries This Week

This week’s notable deaths included a Brooklyn-born comic whose catchphrase “Can we talk?” led to humorous, offensive insults directed at celebrities, including herself; the last surviving son of Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff; and the executive who transformed Louis Vuitton from a handbag and luggage maker into the world’s largest and most valuable luxury brand. Below are summaries of these obituaries from the past week.

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