Posts Tagged ‘ obituaries ’

PLASTICS President, Bill Carteaux, Passes

Dec 10th, 2018

Officials for Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) announced today the passing of Bill Carteaux. Carteaux, who was the association’s president and chief executive officer, passed in the early morning hours of complications associated with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a disease that PLASTICS officials say he fought, “with determination and courage.” “We have lost an incredible leader,” reads an association […]

Raymond Gallagher of PPG Industries Dies at 79

Jan 26th, 2018

Raymond “Ray” Gallagher, a former employee of the PPG Glass Laboratory, died January 19, 2018 outside Pittsburgh after a brief illness. He was 79 years old. Gallagher worked for PPG Industries Inc. for 45 years. According to his obituary, he was awarded several U.S. patents, and international patents in Germany, Italy, Sweden and India. Gallagher […]

David Stark, VIG Researcher, Passes Away

Oct 2nd, 2017

David Stark, the founder of EverSealed Windows Inc. and an important advocate and researcher in the development of vacuum insulating glass (VIG), died on September 22 in Evergreen, Colo. He was 64. Stark founded EverSealed in July 2005. According to the company’s website, he set up the business to address market opportunities for super-insulating glass applications. […]

Pella Chair Emerita Joan Kuyper Farver Dies

Feb 28th, 2017

Pella Corp., chair emerita Mary Joan Kuyper Farver died on Monday morning. She was 97 years old and she passed away peacefully at her home in Pella, Iowa, with her family at her side. “Joan was an inspiration to all who knew her and she was well-known as Pella Corporation’s ‘First Lady.’ She cared deeply […]

Veteran Salesman Guy Walker Dies

Feb 10th, 2015

MGM Industries is sad to announce the death of veteran salesman Guy Walker, who died on January 21.  He was 50. Based in Villa Rica, Ga., Walker had been a part of the MGM family for 10 years through his independent sales company, GLW Sales, which covered the Southeastern United States. According to his obituary […]

Renny Pierangeli of Strybuc Industries Passes Away

Dec 8th, 2014

He was 64 years old and had spent more than 30 years at the helm of Strybuc, a leading wholesale distributor of window and door replacement hardware since 1982.