Obituaries: July 17, 2009

IMARK (Oxon Hill, Md.): Joseph Frangipane, a leading advocate for independent electrical distributors, died July 3 at his home in Westminster, S.C., after a long battle with cancer. He was 72. Frangipane was vice president of supplier relations for IMARK Group from 1996 to 2003. Prior to that, he served as vice president of the Western Independent Electrical Distributors following a sales management career at Alcan Cable. Frangipane is survived by his wife, Roberta, and

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