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Edith “Edie” Irvine

by Legacy News

Seattle, WashingtonUSA

Died April 29, 2020

Age 100

Edith Irvine was the cofounder of the Black Angus Steakhouse chain.

She loved traveling and sailing. In the 1970s, she fought to remain a member of the Seattle Yacht Club after her divorce. Women typically weren’t allowed as members without their husbands, but Irvine successfully challenged the standard and the yacht club changed their policy for good.

Source: The Seattle Times


Edie was loving, kind, beautiful and a joy and inspiration to all who met her…

Edie traveled the world, worked hard and became co-founder of several restaurants including the Black Angus chain with her former husband, Stuart Anderson. She also owned a designer boutique in Palm Springs with her husband, Tab Kirkman.

Published in the Seattle Times

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