George Gruenwald, 91, passed away at his home on April 23, 2013. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 23, 1922.|
Following his graduation from Evanston High School, George attended Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, graduating in 1947 with a B.S. in journalism. He served his country during WW II as a public relations writer for the Army Air Force. Following his retirement in 1984 from a successful career in advertising, he went on to author several well-received books on new product development.
George was preceded in death by his wife, Corrine Rae Linn Gruenwald, and his parents, Arthur F. Gruenwald and Helen M. Gruenwald Mace. He is survived by his children, Helen (Michael) Orlando and Paul Gruenwald; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Kathleen) Orlando and Corey Orlando; and his great-granddaughter, Julia Faye Orlando.
Memorial and interment will be private.
Published in the Rancho Santa Fe Review on Aug. 1, 2013