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Industry Mourns Farbotech Color’s Edd Butch


Was a member of PIA, Print Suppliers Group

Edd Butch, president of Farbotech Color, died Aug. 31, 2010 in an automobile accident while he was delivering ink to a customer. He was 67.

Mr. Butch was born Aug. 31, 1943 in East Cleveland, OH. He was president of Farbotech Color, a full service offset litho printing ink and press room products supplier located in La Verne, CA, 30 miles east of Los Angeles. He was very involved in the printing industry, a member of the Printing Industries of America, the Print Suppliers Group and many charitable organizations.

Mr. Butch is survived by his wife, Fiona Cummings; a son, Frank; a daughter, Tracie Butch; and four grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Butch's name can be made to The McKinley Children's Center, 762 West Cypress St., San Dimas, CA 91773.