Sweet'N Low magnate, 89, leaps to his death from luxury Upper East Side ...

Sweet'N Low magnate, 89, leaps to his death from luxury Upper East Side apartment 'after struggling with Parkinson's' Donald Tober, 89, reportedly jumped to his death from the 11th floor window of his New York City apartment on Friday morning The wealthy Sugar Foods CEO was found several hours later in the courtyard of the complex on Manhattan's Upper East Side Sources told the New York Post he was struggling after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

By Mary Kekatos For Dailymail.com

Published: 22:05 GMT, 15 January 2021 | Updated: 00:17 GMT, 16 January 2021




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The man who made Sweet'N Low artificial sweetener a ubiquitous staple at restaurants across America has committed suicide at the age of 89. 

Donald Tober, the CEO and co-owner of Sugar Foods, leapt to his death from the 11th floor of his plush Park Avenue apartment building in Manhattan just before dawn on Friday, according to the New York Post.

Investigators believe Tober jumped around 5AM. His body was discovered in the courtyard of the luxury Upper East Side complex several hours later. 

Sources told the Post he was struggling with Parkinson's disease. 

Tober's father, Harry, founded Sugar Foods back in 1948. 

Tober, who graduated from both the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and Harvard Law School, joined his father's company in the 1970s - transforming it into multi-million dollar business. 

The company became famous for distributing condiments, snacks and sweeteners in bright packets to restaurants and

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