Magazine article Drug Topics

Fantle Spread Mantle of Honor on Chain Industry

Magazine article Drug Topics

Fantle Spread Mantle of Honor on Chain Industry

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A cloak of honor covers the memory of Sheldon W. "Bud" Fantle a maior leader in the chain drugstore industry who died of cancer on Dec. 27. He was 73 years old. His colleagues remembered him as a passionate and compassionate supporter of the chain drug industry in a career that covered more than four decades. During that span, Fantle rose to the top of one chain, Peoples Drug Stores, which he headed for 12 years; took over another chain, Dart Drug, which he tried to revive unsuccessfully; and served as chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (1980-81).

An NACDS board member since 1975, he was instrumental in moving the association's headquarters to its present location in Alexandria, Va. He continued as a member of NACDS' honorary board of directors until the time of his death.

Fantle received his bachelor of pharmacy degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1951 and began his chain drug pharmacy career that year at Schuman Drug Stores, a small chain based in Canton, Ohio. …

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