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Dennis 'Denny' Donovan of Garin Co., Dole, remembered

Dennis “Denny” Donovan, who spent almost three decades of his career at the Garin Co., Salinas, has died.

Imperial Date Gardens’ Isabel Nuñez remembered

Isabel Nuñez, a pioneer in the date industry and a founding member of the Bard Valley Date Growers, has died.

California grower Jim Sarale of Queens Crown dies

Jim Sarale, co-founder and part-owner of Kings Crown Packing and Queens Crown, has died. 

Hugh H. Branch, founder of Florida sweet corn company, dies

Hugh Hinton Branch, who founded Hugh H. Branch Inc. in 1957, has died.

Celebration of life for Frieda

A Celebration of Life service has been scheduled for Frieda Rapoport Caplan, who died Jan. 18.

Progressive Produce founder Nace Brian Cohen dies

Nace Brian Cohen, who founded Progressive Produce in Los Angeles in 1967 with Charles Gilb, as a potato and onion company, has died.

UPDATED: Industry pioneer Frieda Rapoport Caplan dies

(UPDATED, Jan. 21) Produce industry pioneer Frieda Rapoport Caplan, 96, has died.

Patrick McTavish, retired Keystone Fruit exec, dies

Patrick McTavish, who worked in sales and executive positions at eastern fruit companies, has died.

Produce veteran dies

Produce industry veteran Bob Schachtel, 75, died Nov. 16.

Bob Nunes co-founder of The Nunes Co., remembered

Frank Robert “Bob” Nunes, who founded The Nunes Co. in 1976 with his brother Tom, has died.