Jane Maas

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: copywriter and a pioneer for women in advertising described as the real-life Peggy Olsen of Mad Men who became a trailblazer in the male-driven advertising industry of the 1960's and 1970's and was widely credited with shepherding one of the most successful tourism campaigns ever ("I Love New York") as senior vice president at Wells Rich Greene, which the agency devised for the New York Department of Commerce to help resuscitate the city and state in the late 1970's, who was also described as the first woman to head a major pre-existing New York advertising agency Muller Jordan Weissmail.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: March 14, 1932

 

Died: November 16, 2018

 

Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina