American Greetings Corp.

Anthony Francis 'Tony' Bufano, greeting card executive, dies

Anthony Francis "Tony" Bufano, a retired greeting card executive and fisherman, died July 8 of heart failure at his Lochearn home. He was 83.

The son of Italian immigrant parents, Mr. Bufano was born and raised in Scranton, Pa., where he graduated from South Scranton High School.

He began his sales career working for Carter's department store in Scranton and then took a job with Donald D. Threthaway Food Brokers in nearby Wilkes-Barre.

In 1957, Mr. Bufano joined American Greetings Corp., whose headquarters are in Cleveland. He held sales assignments in South Jersey and Memphis until moving to Baltimore in 1965.

Mr. Bufano was Mid-Atlantic sales manager...