Jim Waugh 1946-2013

Retail Editor 2, Staff Staff, August 29, 2013

Washington - Industry veteran Jim Waugh, passed away in the company of his beloved family on Aug. 17 after a long illness.
Waugh started his career directly out of high school in Brooklyn in Bloomingdales buyer training program. He then went to work for Karpel before striking out on his own as a sales representative.

In 1987, Waugh joined Commonwealth Home Fashions and Versailles Home Fashions and continued to represent them until his passing.

Waugh always said: "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough," his colleagues recalled.

He is survived by his wife Kate, daughter Bridge and son Darcy.

Memorial contributions may be made to DC Central Kitchen, PO Box 417407, Boston, MA 02241-7406.

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