Fitz Blog: Obit

2013-03-11T11:45:00Z Fitz Blog: ObitDavid Fitzsimmons The Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Sidney Merians

Sidney Merians, former owner and CEO of Talon, Inc., the world's oldest manufacturer of zippers, died Wednesday, March 6, at the age of 86. Mr. Merians, who enjoyed a life of many ups and downs, will be remembered for a positive outlook, summed up by his credo, "Keep an open mind and a closed fly". The memorial service will feature an unzipped casket and a musical tribute by the Fly Girls.

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