Maxwell Dane


Age: 98

the last living founder of Doyle Dane Bernbach, a New York agency that helped changed the face of advertising, who opened the agency in 1949 and whose low-key, sophisticated tone of its ads, often infused with wit and humor for marketers including Alka-Seltzer, Avis, El Al, Levy's rye bread, Mobil, Ohrbach's department store, and Volkswagen was widely credited with helping to spark Madison Avenue's so-called creative revolution in the 1960's.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: June 7, 1906

Died: August 8, 2004

New York City, New York