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Byron D. Lane


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Byron D. Lane Obituary
October 27, 1924 - September 24, 2017 Byron D. Lane died September 24, 2017 at home in Long Beach, CA, a month shy of his 93rd birthday. Born in Chicago in 1924, Byron earned an MBA in management and a Ph.D. in organizational psychology. He had multiple careers that included entrepreneur, CEO of a national company, professor of management and writer. His books include "How to Free Yourself in a Business of Your Own"; "Managing People"; his WWII memoir "Byron's War"; and "The Widow's Guide to Life" (co-authored with his late wife, Ida Fisher-Lane). He is survived by his stepdaughter, Lauren Okayama (Keisho) of Los Angeles; son Steven Lane of New York City; daughters Janet Shabanov of Chicago, and Judy Lane of Long Beach; sister Joan Silvern of Evanston, as well as nieces, nephews, a granddaughter, great-grandson -- and his companion Marlene Sadan of Venice, CA. Byron requested no funeral service. Donations may be made to the charitable organization of your choice.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2017
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