Services have been held for Peter J. Jurutka, 91, former chief executive officer and chairman of Countess Mara, Inc. He died at his home in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Jan. 29.
Born in New York City on April 10, 1921, he attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help and Stuyvesant High School in New York City. He served as an instrument specialist, rank of sergeant, in the Army Air Force from June 1942 to February 1946, serving in Guam and Hawaii, before receiving an honorable discharge. On June 6, 1942 he married his grade-school sweetheart, Elizabeth (Betty) Bradac, who passed away in November 1958, and with whom he had six children.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"