Richard Elias, 84, Passes
August 17, 2009,
Richard Elias, a 60-year veteran of the home textiles industry, passed away Aug. 2 after a long illness. He was 84.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Elias (nee Auchly) and their children: Maria Elias, Richard and Georgie Elias, Steve and Pam Elias, and Laura and Jim Schultz as well as brother James and sister-in-law Marlene Elias, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation or St. Louis University High School.