Reuben Abraham, president of direct sales for Harbor Footwear Group Ltd., died on Aug. 16 after a brief illness. He was 61.
Abraham, an industry veteran, began his career at Port Washington, N.Y.-based Harbor in 1993. As a senior staff member, he was instrumental in overseeing the growth and development of Harbor’s offices in China, according to the company.
Executives at the firm also noted that during his more than 40 years in the industry, Abraham served as a mentor to others.
Abraham is survived by his wife, Linda, two sons and grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested donations be made to Yale Cancer Center, Smilow Cancer Hospital.