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Industry Veteran Bill Bane Passes Away

William F. Bane, Chairman, Bane-Clene, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014 after a brief, yet courageous battle with cancer, according to a memorial post on the Bane-Clene blog.

From the post:

“He is survived by his spouse of 67 years (Elizabeth), sons Wm. F. Bane, Jr. (significant other Denise Pettigrew), Donald Allen (Linda Faye) several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Special mention is made for loyal caregiver and family friend, retired RN Lynn Kinz who was able to manage in-home hospice care at the end of his life. In accordance with his final wishes, a private service is planned with interment in the family mausoleum at Crown Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Augustine’s Little Sisters of the Poor. Contact them at (2345 West 86th Street Indpls., IN 46260, Phone 317-415-5767,www.littlesistersofthepoorindianapolis.org) which was the favorite charity of his and his grandmother."

Read the entire memorial on the Bane-Clene blog by clicking here.

 Click here to read a 50th anniversary piece former ICS Publisher Evan Kessler wrote on Bane-Clene and Mr. Bane in 2012.  You can click here to read Bill Bane's reflections and memories on his time in the cleaning industry, as he participated in a special Q&A for the ICS 50th anniversary issue last year.

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