The world of optical lost its share of legends in 2013. As the year draws to a close, take a look back with us at some of the notable executives and optical pioneers who passed away over the last 12 months.

Jobson Establishes Rick Bay Foundation for Excellence in Eyecare

Optical Industry Veteran Timothy Steffey

Prevent Blindness Georgia’s Jenny Pomeroy

Marcolin Group Founder, Giovanni Coffen Marcolin

Paul Berman, OD, Sports Vision Specialist and Founder of Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program

Ed Iwinski, Optical Industry Veteran

Frank Besch of Barnett & Ramel

George Trobaugh of Barnett & Ramel