In Memoriam: Industry Icon Murray Kagen

Murray Kagen, the former president, CEO and a founder of Maxwell Alarm Screen Mfg. and Maxwell Sign and Decal Division, passed away on October 28, 2007. He was 82 years old.

Kagen suffered from Alzheimer's disease over the last few years; the disease is a progressive, irreversible and incurable neurological disorder.

The family is asking that those wishing to make memorial donations make them to the Alzheimer's Association (, or contact Michael Kagen, president of Maxwell at (818) 773-5533 x222 or via

[Information for this report was provided by Kagen's family.]