Drew Adrian Drew, age 90, of St. Paul, died October 10, 2002. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Butler Drew and is survived by daughter, Laurel Coke (Michael) of San Francisco and sons, Bram (Tish) of Stone Lake, WI and Chandler, AZ and Alden (Mimie) of SE Minneapolis. He was born in Missouri where he grew up and attended college in Chillicothe and Kansas City. He moved the family to St. Paul in 1949 where he founded The Adrian Drew Company, the first of a number of materials handling firms he owned over his career. He was a gifted industrial designer and many of his designs are still evident in the area, such as the luggage carousels at the airport. Memorial service at the Episcopal Parish of St. John the Evangelist, 60 No. Kent St., St. Paul on Monday, Oct. 14 at 3 PM.
Published on October 13, 2002
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