Richard W. Dillon . -- Richard W. Dillon, son of the founder of the Dillon's grocery chain and a longtime executive at the companies that operated it, died here last week. He was 74. Dillon started working at the stores in 1953 and became director of Kansas store operations in 1960. In 1972, he became executive vice president of Dillon Cos., which also included supermarket chains King Soopers, City Market and Gerbes and a network of convenience stores. He was named president in 1979. In ...

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