Gert-Boyle-Obituary

Gert Boyle

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Gert Boyle was the former president and chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear, who built the company from a small business to the largest outerwear company in the U.S. and starred in its commercials.

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Rick and Gert at Poster signing at Paragon NYC

My father Henry Landman and his friend Johnny Englander were good friends of Gertrude Lammfromm Boyle when they lived in Augsburg, Germany. Dad used to laugh when we saw her commercials. One day she was signing posters at Paragon in Manhattan, and I went to get one for my dad. When she saw in line, she asked me to come up front because I was wearing the Bugaboo, which was her first jacket. I still have it. Then I told her that I was Henry Landman's son. She called him up and they...

I REALLY ENJOYED WHEN EVER I WAS AROUND GERT SHE WAS THE VERY BEST!!!!! AND A GREAT COMPANY TO WORK FOR AND STILL IS TO THIS DAY.

My condolences Boyle family. Gerts skills spoke volumes about her. She was very talented . May God give you the comfort needed to cope as you grieve.

Sincere condolences to the family of Ms. Boyles. She is resting in Gods memory.

My condolences to the family of Gert Boyle for the loss of your dead loved one.

I met her checking me out at a new silver sands outlet mall columbia sportswear store in Destin Florida. The shirt I was purchasing had a seam that wasn't perfect. She stopped the line, went back and got a new one and finished checking me out. While waiting for her to return I noticed her book and placed it on the counter. When she returned, I asked her to autograph the book . She did and the inscription said "only the best will do for your customers". My wife and I have been very...

GO GET,EM GERT,SHOW THEM HOW TOO TO SEW IN HEAVEN,

Mrs. Boyle always had a smile and a friendly word for me whenever I visited Columbia Sportswear. We also enjoyed dinner together a time or two. Columbia Sportswear was the launching pad for our personal success. We will always be grateful for our relationship. Thank you,Mrs. Boyle.