For the Oristanos, philanthropy is a family tradition.

For more than fifty years, his children watched as he donated to causes he cared about and became active on the boards of various nonprofit organizations.

In 1996, Victor and his wife Jane relocated to sunny south Florida. In 2015, they established the Oristano Scholar Fund at the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, the successor to the Oristano Foundation. This year the fund awards dozens of students scholarships for tuition and books.

Victor had a long career in the newspaper and public relations businesses and served as an air officer in the U.S. Navy in World II, retiring from active duty in 1946 as Lieutenant Commander. He lives with his wife Jane in Lost Tree Village, in Palm Beach Gardens and celebrated his 100th birthday in 2015.