NEW YORK — Robert G. Crystal, the retired president of David Crystal Inc.’s Haymaker division, died on Sunday at his home in Purchase, N.Y. He was 87.

Crystal was the last of two sons of company founder David Crystal, who built one of the most prominent apparel businesses on Seventh Avenue, which reached its peak in the Sixties and where designers like Bill Blass and Chuck Howard got their earliest jobs and Lauren Bacall was once a model. Robert Crystal spent some 35 years in the company, beginning as a college intern, moving merchandise from the company warehouse in pushcarts along Seventh Avenue.

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