Obituary: Garth Jones

Garth Jones

Garth Jones, an icon in the American shoe business, has passed away at the age of 88 in his home state of California.

Obituary: Alfred “Alfie” Gitman

In the center, from left: Alfred Gitman, Max Gitman and Sheldon Gitman.

Gitman Bros. co-founder Alfie Gitman has died at 85, ten months after his twin brother Sheldon passed.

Obituary: Henry Justus

Henry Justus, an executive who spent four decades years of his career with PVH, died on June 3 in Boynton Beach, Fla. He was 76.

Obituary: Bob Adler

Bob Adler

Bob Adler of Will Leather Goods has died at the age of 65.

Obituary: Ed Finkelstein

Edward S. Finkelstein, the executive who led Macy’s in the 1970s and ’80s, died last weekend at the age of 89.

Obituary: Elliot Stone

A memorial service for former Jordan Marsh and Gimbel’s executive Elliot Stone is being held in Weston, Mass. on Friday.

Obituary: Robin Rotenier

Robin Rotenier

Robin Rotenier, the New York-based cufflink and jewelry designer, committed suicide yesterday afternoon.

Obituary: Edward Levy

Edward Stephen Levy

Edward Stephen Levy, a longtime sales rep for Ballin, has died after a short battle with cancer.

Obituary: Leonard Leib

Leonard Leib

Leonard Leib, a salesman who worked for Greif, Hickey Freeman and Samuelsohn over his 50-year career, died on March 30.

Obituary: Ruth Staiman

Ruth Staiman

Ruth Staiman, former Bloomingdale’s fashion director, Esquire director and co-founder of The Fashion Office, has died after a battle with cancer. Holly Adam, a friend and former colleague, wrote the following tribute.