Mann’s friends and family with gather Saturday, January 22 in San Antonio Texas to celebrate his life.

Mann worked for MIP for 29 years and was vice president of the company’s USA Business Unit. He was also an ARTA member and served on the board of the Association for Linen Management (ALM).

“He was one of the people most closely associated with MIP and its success, and one of the first individuals whose name comes up whenever someone thinks of MIP,” said Gabriel Boardman, MIP vice president product development and ARTA president. “Many of us sought his industry expertise. We will miss an individual that was larger-than-life with his colorful anecdotes and stories,” said Boardman.

ALM Board President Richard Bott shared condolences from the Board. “Mark was not only a knowledgeable and devoted director on the ALM Board, but a valued colleague and friend. His insight, leadership, and friendship will be greatly missed by us all. Our prayers and support are with his lovely wife Caroline and the family he loved dearly.”

A long-time supporter of ALM, Mann’s involvement with the association spanned years of education, program development, and speaking engagements.

“Mark’s passion was for people, and it was evident by the valued relationships he built with those he met,” said ALM Executive Director Linda Fairbanks. “Always someone that could be relied on for his expertise with textiles, his contribution to the betterment of our industry, and, most of all, his dynamic and uplifting spirit that inspired all who knew him. To say he will be missed greatly is a vast understatement.”

Mann leaves behind his wife Caroline, five children, and four grandchildren. His friends and family with gather from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, January 22, at The Hitchin’ Post, at 176 West Specht Road in San Antonio Texas, to celebrate his life.

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Nicole M. Morris, MBA

Marketing & Communications Manager

Association for Linen Management

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