Joseph Philip “Joe” Famolare Jr., who combined a heritage in shoemaking with the instincts of an entertainer to produce a number of the signature footwear trends in the Seventies and Eighties as the president of Famolare Inc., has died at the age of 82.
He died of cancer at his home in Putney, Vt., on Thursday.
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