Dick Storat Obituary, Death – With profound sadness, we convey the news of the passing of our cherished friend, Dick Storat, the esteemed economist behind Richard Storat and Associates. Dick’s invaluable contributions spanned over 25 years, encompassing extensive work on FBA’s data services reports.
His presence in our team was a privilege that enriched our organization. Dick’s life was a testament to his exceptional achievements. He graduated with distinction, ranking in the top 1% of his class at West Point. His dedicated service to the nation spanned 38 years in the army, culminating in his distinguished rank as a major general.
His selfless commitment earned him the Presidential Bronze Star, a testament to his unwavering dedication. Notably, Dick also served as the Chief Economist for the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), where his insightful contributions left an indelible mark.
His expertise extended to advising numerous organizations and associations, including our very own Fibre Box Association. Dick Storat’s profound influence and tireless efforts in the field of economics enriched not only our organization but the entire industry.
His legacy of dedication and excellence will continue to inspire us as we remember a dear friend and a remarkable economist. As we mourn the loss of Dick Storat, we extend our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones during this difficult time. We honor his memory and the significant contributions he made to our industry and organization.