NEW YORK -- Francine Strickler-Greenspan, 57, former president of Saxon Textile Corp., died Wednesday at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital.

The cause of death was a brain tumor, according to the company.

Services will be conducted today at 12:30 p.m. at Riverside Memorial Chapels, Amsterdam Avenue at West 76th Street, here.

Strickler-Greenspan spent her entire career in the textile industry with Saxon, a fabric converter that was founded in 1944 by her parents, Harry and Bessie Jacoby. She joined Saxon in 1966 as a vice president, and became president in 1980. She remained in that post until becoming ill in 1991.

Strickler-Greenspan is survived by her husband, Julian Greenspan; two daughters, Gail W. Strickler and Debbye Strickler, and a son, Howard Strickler.

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