Together for nearly 60 years, Richard Raines W53 and Joan Raines died six weeks apart, both
from COVID-19. Dick, 88, died on April 5; Joan, 81, passed away on May 17. Dick was born in Philadelphia on May 30, 1931, and Joan in New York on February 28, 1939. Joan interned with Christian Dior in Paris before joining the firm her mother, Adele Simpson, founded. She worked while raising sons Roger and Robert, eventually leading her mother’s firm. After marrying Joan in 1961, Dick joined Adele Simpson Inc., eventually becoming president of the firm.