Columbia Sportswear’s Gert Boyle, an iconic and influential Portland business giant, dies at age 95

//Columbia Sportswear’s Gert Boyle, an iconic and influential Portland business giant, dies at age 95

Columbia Sportswear’s Gert Boyle, an iconic and influential Portland business giant, dies at age 95

Gert Boyle, who propelled Columbia Sportswear Co.'s rise to national prominence in the apparel field, has died. Columbia revealed Boyle's death around 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning. The passing means the loss of a genuine Portland business icon known for her strong presence, branding and operational savvy and her role as a trailblazing woman leader. "Her pioneering role as a woman in what was then a male-dominated industry is a testament to her strength of character and ability to persevere through…

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