This is absolutely heartbreaking news.Legendary dealmaker Jimmy Lee, the vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase, has passed away, CNBC reportsciting a company statement.He was 63."It is with deep sorrow and a heavy heart that I inform you that our beloved friend and colleague, Jimmy Lee, unexpectedly passed away this morning," Jamie Dimon said in a statement."Our prayers and thoughts are with his wife Beth, his three children, Lexi, Jamie and Izzy, and his entire family, whom he dearly loved. Jimmy was a great friend, leader and mentor to me and so many others. As Vice Chairman of our company and former head of our Investment Bank, Jimmy made an indelible and invaluable contribution to our company, our people, our clients and our industry over his nearly 40 years of dedicated and selfless service. Jimmy was a master of his craft, but he was so much more ' he was an incomparable force of nature."Join the conversation about this storyNOW WATCH: 11 facts that show how different China is from the rest of the world Click here to read full news..