Richard A. “Dick” Sharfstein, former president and owner of Pride Container Corp. (later Strive Group), Chicago, died on Tuesday, Nov. 25, following a brief illness. He was 80. He was an active AICC member, particularly of AICC Region 6 in Chicago, for nearly 40 years. He served on AICC’s board of directors during the 1980s and was named to AICC’s Hall of Fame in 1996. Strive Group was acquired by Menasha Corp in 2012. He is survived by his wife Joan and four children, Jamye, Stacy, Doug and Jeff, and 12 grandchildren. Services were held on Friday, Nov. 28, in Glencoe, Ill. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to JUF, 30 S. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60606 or Am Shalom.