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Richard W. Wittstadt


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Richard W. Wittstadt Obituary
November 19, 1951 - May 19, 2016 Richard W. Wittstadt passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on May 19 at his home in Sherman Oaks, CA. He was 64. Born to Evelyn and Richard Wittstadt, he is survived by his soul mate of 38 years Susan Paré, sister Diana Haynes, nieces Corin Blade and Audette Sophia and great niece Maliya. Richard grew up a Yankees fan in New York City where he graduated from Evander Childs High School in the Bronx before completing his education at Syracuse University. Richard enjoyed a long illustrious career in advertising. Starting off as a true MAD MAN working at Young & Rubicam on Madison Avenue, he later relocated to the Los Angeles office of Y&R as Vice President, Media Director. Richard later worked with Chiat Day Advertising before becoming President of Vista Marketing. Richard loved to travel. His favorite places were Syracuse for minor league baseball, Germany for the Christmas Markets and National Parks for their spectacular beauty. His family and friends will forever treasure our loving memories of his wisdom, generosity, kindness and compassion. Service arrangements pending.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from May 22 to May 25, 2016
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