Richard W. ‘Dick' Johnston, exec and rep
March 4, 2011,
DENVER — Richard W. "Dick" Johnston, who worked as an executive and a sales representative before his retirement, has died at age 81.
Johnston joined Metalcraft in 1956 as director of marketing and later moved to vice president of sales. He was involved in the development of its metal dinette line.
In 1971, Johnston became an independent sales rep based in Colorado for a number of manufacturers, most recently Douglas Furniture of California and Sandburg Furniture. He retired in 2005.