Gerald Fried

Gerald Fried, who founded Gerald Fried Display Co. in 1946, died on Aug. 15. While the Fried Packaging and Display Co. had been operating under new ownership since 2002, Fried continued to work until this past winter.

“Those who had the pleasure of working with him will remember him as a loyal and caring man of integrity,” said a company statement. “The many customers and business acquaintances he had the opportunity to know and work with over the years will remember him as an honest and fair businessman.”