From The New York Times on September 1, 2021:
GOSSETT--Wallace D., III, attorney, died peacefully on August 21, 2021 in his Manhattan home. Wallace was a graduate of Stuyvesant High School, the City College of New York and Columbia Law School. He held several illustrious positions throughout his career including Executive Assistant General Counsel - Torts for the Metropolitan Transit Authority. Wallace savored life! He was a bon vivant and an avid patron of the arts. He is survived by his life partner Odette McNeil, his sister Linda Gossett Zaino, her husband and children and a circle of wonderful friends.