Optical industry veteran Jay Little dies

October 15, 2005

Alpharetta, GA—Jay Little, the national lab sales manager for WECO, spent 40 years in the optical equipment sales industry, and was committed to getting to know every customer and employee.

Alpharetta, GA-Jay Little, the national lab sales manager for WECO, spent 40 years in the optical equipment sales industry, and was committed to getting to know every customer and employee.

Little died Aug. 8 of cardiac arrest in Philadelphia. He was 59.

He began his career with Coburn Optical Industries, becoming vice president of sales with domestic and international sales responsibilities. He later worked with DAC Vision as vice president of international sales, and Optical Dynamics Corp. as vice president of key accounts. Friends said he lived by the motto of always doing what was right for the customer, employee, or individual.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; children; and grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jaybird Trust, a non-profit organization established to improve the resources, programs, and options available to individuals suffering from brain diseases and substance addictions and their caregivers; c/o Linda Little, PMB #128, 6710 Virginia Pkwy., Ste. 230; McKinney, TX 75071-5516.