In Memoriam: James A. Morrissey Sr.

James A. Morrissey Sr., 81, died peacefully in his sleep Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at his home in
Potomac Falls, Va. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Constance M. Morrissey; four children,
James A. Morrissey Jr., Erin M. Ingrisano, Patrick E. Morrissey and Michael C. Morrissey; 10
grandchildren; and sister, Marilyn Roberts.

Morrissey was a long-time contributor to

Textile World
, holding the position of Washington correspondent following a 28-year career as director of
communications for the American Textile Manufacturers Institute. His service to the textile
industry was much appreciated by all who had the privilege of working with him, and he is greatly
missed by

staff and readers of his bimonthly Washington Outlook column and weekly online reports from

November/December 2010