San Francisco, Calif.
Douglas C. Kramlich, 83, stalwart supporter of supermarkets and food enterprises, passed away January 30, 2021 in San Francisco. Born into a food chain family in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, he started school in Appleton and completed his early education at Milwaukee Country Day School (now University School Milwaukee). In seventh grade he was honored with MCDS's Motto Award: "Don't Wait to be a Great Man, Be a Great Boy." Doug emulated this principle his entire life. Graduating from Northwestern University in 1959 and Harvard Business School in 1962, Doug began his professional career in the Investment Department at Connecticut General Life Insurance Company. While there he observed that many...