John W. Iason, formerly president of textile converter N. Erlanger Blumgart, and most recently sales vice president of at Lucerne Textiles Inc., New York, died on Oct. 28. He was 65.
Iason spent 40 years in the textile industry, working with his father, the late Girard (Jerry) Iason, at the family business, N. Erlanger Blumgart. In an article in WWD in 1994, the company was said to have $70 million in annual sales.
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