Donald G. Fisher

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: co-founder of apparel giant Gap Inc. whom he and his wife Doris opened the first Gap store in 1969 in San Francisco after having trouble finding jeans that fit and named the company after "The Generation Gap" and sold jeans and music to appeal to a younger crowd, in which The Gap became one of the U.S.'s largest specialty retailers with more than 3,000 stores in over 25 countries.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: September 3, 1928

 

Died: September 27, 2009

 

Location: San Francisco, California