Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, November 15, 2005
Marilyn R. Linn, 68, died Oct. 7 at Galion (Ohio) Community Hospital after a brief illness. She was married to Bill Linn of Richey Industries and helped him in the Great American Woodies showroom for more than a decade. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the Baker-Osinski-Kensinger Funeral Home, 206 Front St., Berea, Ohio 44017.
Fred Friedman, president of and partner in Carls in South Florida, died Oct. 5 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 62. Friedman, along with partners Mike Baker and Bob Dragin, acquired Carls in 1974. In 2000, Friedman was honored with the American Heritage Award from the National Interior Furnishings and Design Division of the Anti-Defamation League. Survivors include his wife, Noreen; son Jayson Friedman, who is merchandise manager at Carls; daughter Elyse Morowitz and four grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday, Oct. 9 in Boca Raton, Fla.