Bag Makers Announces Passing of President Charles D. Sandford
Bag Makers, Union, Ill., announced that its president, Charles D. Sandford, passed away on Friday following a year-long battle with cancer.
"I am joined by the entire Bag Makers family in grieving the loss of a great man who was beloved and respected by employees, customers and friends throughout the promotional products industry," Maribeth Sandford, Charles' wife and CEO of Bag Makers, said in a press release. "For 25 years, Chuck helped guide our company with his strong business acumen, principled integrity and compassion. He was enormously proud of Bag Makers and our employees. Those of us who had the honor of working with Chuck will remember his leadership, generosity and fairness. He will be greatly missed."
Chuck D. Sandford joined Bag Makers in 1992 and became president shortly after.
A memorial service will take place today at Joe's Place, 19716 E. Grant Highway in Marengo, Ill., from 3 to 6 p.m.
For more information on Bag Makers, visit www.bagmakersinc.com.