George R. Frank, a Baltimore businessman, packaging executive and philanthropist, died Friday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
He was 88.
"George was serious, had his principles, knew what he wanted and worked very hard. And he let everyone know that," said Howard A. Kelly, who had been Mr. Frank's vice president of sales.
"He was close to everyone, and even though he was the boss, we knew what to do to make the company move. He was just a great entrepreneur," said Mr. Kelly who is retired and lives in Rising Sun.
The son of George A. "Buck" Frank Jr., who had worked in the metal can industry and...