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Former owner of Kegel's Produce dies

Mary L. Myers, the former owner of Earl P. Kegel Inc., which is now known as Kegel's Produce Inc., died Dec. 10. She was 88.

MyersMs. Myers retired in 1991 after 45 years in the produce industry. Kegel's Produce, which is based in Lancaster, PA, is currently operated by her daughter-in-law, Suzanne (Vlassis) Myers, a grandson, Kenneth Myers.

In her retirement, Ms. Myers was active in her memberships at the Elks Club of Lancaster, Riverside Club, AMVETS, and Guys and Dolls. She enjoyed visiting her customers on her weekly trips to Central Market. She had passion for fruits and vegetables, and she named three of her cats Peaches, Tangerine and Grapefruit.

In addition to her daughter-in-law and grandson, Ms. Myers is survived three great grandsons, K.J., Kerek, and Koby; her sister, Marian M. Myers; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Leo The Great Catholic School 2427 Marietta Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601. To send the family online condolences, please visit