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