Obituary: Murray L. Dorfman, AITG

He Was 91

Obituary: Murray L. Dorfman, AITGMurray Dorfman, the founder of industry firm American Intercontinental Trade Group, Inc. (AITG), died on October 7. He was 91.

A lifelong entrepreneur, Dorfman established AITG in 1975, building the California-based company into an industry leader in business gifts. Dorfman was joined in the business by several family members, including his wife Joan and sons Les and Bill. The family sold AITG, which is now a division of Visions Awards (asi/93986) and Awardcraft (asi/37650), in 2008. Les Dorfman remains a leading executive in the company.

Dorfman is survived by his wife of 67 years, Joan, three sons, Les (Mindy), Bill (Gail) and Bob, three grandsons and two granddaughters. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any charity. Funeral services were held this past Sunday at Groman Eden Mortuary Memorial Park in Mission Hills, CA.