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“Mike, Lydia, Tiffany and Trevor, We're so honored that we got to meet and become friends with Randy! What a fascinating man with such an...Read More »
1 of 36 | Posted by: Don & Debi Hensley - Dallas, TX

“Thank you for being an important part of our early history. Your creations helped define an era at Southwest Airlines. ”
2 of 36 | Posted by: Brian Lusk - Dallas, TX

“For the short time we had the pleasure of being Randy's home we have loved him. He was an intelligent, interesting, loving gental man. We wish our...Read More »
3 of 36 | Posted by: Karen Weatherford - Irving, TX

“Dear Mike--Raylene and I have you and your wonderful family in our thoughts as you go through this difficult time. Your family's tribute to him,...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: Pam Showalter - Wimberley, TX

“Mike and Family-We are so sorry to hear about your loss! We always enjoyed your father and the great stories he would share. He lived life and his...Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: Tony Waldschmidt - Coppell, TX

“Mike, Lydia, Tiffany and Trevor, Our condolences on the loss of your family member,it's never easy to lose a loved one. Our prayers and thoughts are...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: Trag & Terri - Rockwall, TX

“Mike, Lydia, Tiffany, Trevor and family,We are so sorry for you loss. Your dad will truly be missed in many ways. Holiday dinners will never be the...Read More »
7 of 36 | Posted by: Mary Kay and Dick Ritchie - TX

“Sincere condolences to you and your family. May you find consolation in the fond memories of happier times. My thoughts and prayers are ever with...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: Linda J. Braga - Dallas, TX

“Hi Vicki, I did want to let you know that I am thinking of you. I am sorry you have lost your Dad, I cannot imagine the feeling and I am not ready...Read More »
9 of 36 | Posted by: Erin Tatum - Colorado Springs, CO

“I am so sorry my thoughts and prayers are with you both........ Felice Liquori ”
10 of 36 | Posted by: Felice Liquori - Colorado Springs, CO

“Vicki, so sad to read this news of your fathers passing. My sincere prayer for you and Brandi are being sent your way for peace and sweet memories...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Joy Pettit - Pflugerville, TX

“Victoria I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I know this is a difficult time for you and family. Please keep is posted. We will do...Read More »
12 of 36 | Posted by: Trish Neary - Colorado Springs, CO

“God bless, know of this great sadness of loosing one's parent ....it is overwhelming yet full of great memories !! please take that gift with you...Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: Terry Hill - Lakewood, CO

“I am sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. I am so glad you got to spend time with him earlier this month. Holly Jordan ”
14 of 36 | Posted by: Holly Jordan - Gatesville, TX

“You both have been in my thoughts and prayers, as well as the rest of the family, from the beginning of this journey. My heart goes out to you as you...Read More »
15 of 36 | Posted by: Donna & Dave Poorman - CO

“I am so sad for you. Losing a parent is awful, no matter how old we, or they, may be. Jim's Mom died January 9th. We had just seen her about three...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Martha Gurnick - Monument, CO

“It is difficult to find words of comfort in times like these Michael. I pray you and your family be blessed with Love, Peace, and a comforted heart...Read More »
17 of 36 | Posted by: Michael Lewin Benatar - TX

“Mike, Lydia and Randazzo family, you are in our hearts and prayers. You have always been there for us, please know that we will be there for you.....Read More »
18 of 36 | Posted by: Anna Dickerson & Tina Nabors - TX

“My heart is broken that you have left us, however I know that you are living with the Angels. My love goes out to Vic, Brandi, Philip, Mike, Lydia,...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: Julie Waters - Irving, TX

“Mike & Family - My condolences to you all. I am thinking of you and praying for your family. ”
20 of 36 | Posted by: Trevor Lewin - Plano, TX - Friend

“My heart is broken that Randy is gone. I know he is living with the Angels but it will be sad and lonely without him. My love goes out to Vic,...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Julie Waters - Irving, TX

“Mike, Lydia, and Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your father, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Kaye ”
22 of 36 | Posted by: Kaye White - Irving, TX - friend

“Randy, You will be missed by all your family. My twenty-four years of marriage with you were the happiest years of my life. Thank you for our...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: Virginia Mae - Lewisville, TX

“Mike, Lydia, Tiffany & Trevor, It saddens our hearts to hear that your father has passed. I know he was loved by many and had a wonderful life from...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Norb & Julie - Garden Grove, CA

“Mike, Philip and Vickie: Your dad was truly "one of a kind". We regret that it's been 20+ years since we've seen him last, but what a good time we...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Sharon Stead - Topeka, KS - Niece

“Mike, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this time. Reading the chronicle of your dad's life was a glimpse at what appeared...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Craig Robbins - Dallas, TX

“Mike and Lydia we are very sorry in hearing of your fathers passing, our deepest condolences to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Kirk Jockel - Dallas, TX

“Mike, we are sorry to hear about your father's passing. You, Lydia, Tiffany, Trevor, as well as the rest of your family will be in our thoughts and...Read More »
28 of 36 | Posted by: Curtis, Susan, Gracie, and Maggie Mobley - CO

“Mike, I just want to tell you how sorry Misty & I and all of the Lewin family are of the loss of your father. Reading his obituary was an honor...Read More »
29 of 36 | Posted by: Craig & Misty Lewin - Frisco, TX

“Mike, Lydia and Randazzo families. Our deepest condolences to all of you. As always, you are in our thoughts, hearts and prayers. Love, Nan & skipper ”
30 of 36 | Posted by: Skipper & Nan - Morgan, TX

“Mike,Lydia and family - sorry to hear of your dad's passing. You are in our thought and prayers.Best Regards,Rob & Joy ”
31 of 36 | Posted by: Rob Lewin - Plano, TX

“Mike, Lydia and Randazzo families. Our deepest condolences to all of you! You are in our thoughts, hearts and prayers. May your precious Dad rest...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Deb & Tammy - Plano, TX - Friends

“Just wanted you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
33 of 36 | Posted by: Wendell & Billie Anderson - TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in these times. Eddie and Terry Dobson ”
34 of 36 | Posted by: Eddie Dobson - GRAPEVINE, TX

“My deepest condolences to Mike and your family. May your dad find peace and your family find comfort. Your friends at MFS in the Chairman's Council ”
35 of 36 | Posted by: Leanne Yenush

“You were loved by your family and will truly Be missed! ”
36 of 36 | Posted by: Lydia Randazzo - Flower Mound, TX


E. L. "Randy" Randazzo, Jr., our father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Born March 14, 1925 in Middletown, Connecticut, one of eight children to Emanuele and Rose Randazzo. He served his country in World War II in the US Army from June 1943 to November 1945. He was educated in the United States and Italy. After several years of training in Italy, where he learned designing, pattern-making and tailoring under the tutelage of top designers, he returned to the United States to continue his training at the Kansas City Art Institute. He began his ladies design and fashion career in 1950 at Pachter Garment Company in Kansas City, MO where he was also President of the Kansas City Fashion Group. In 1961 he moved to Dallas, Texas where he founded his own ladies dress and coat design and manufacturing company under his own label, Randazzo. His role in Dallas' fashion and design community spanned three decades where in 1964 he facilitated the introduction and growth of the Dallas Apparel Mart bringing fashion designers, manufactures and buyers to Dallas from around the world; in 1974 he designed and manufactured the flight attendant uniforms for Southwest Airlines; he was President of the Texas Fashion Creators Association; the former Chairman of the Pattern and Drafting School of El Centro College Dallas and the former Chairman of the Committee for Vocational Education, El Centro College. He was a master designer and manufacturer of ladies dresses, suits and coats. He could do it all from sketching the initial design to making the pattern to cutting and sewing together the finished sample. In the late 70's as he began to consider retirement he was sought out by Joe Frank of Houston and began the next chapter of his life sharing and teaching his wealth of knowledge and design/manufacturing expertise with this Houston dress manufacturing firm. After achieving the goals and objectives he'd set for himself and Joe Frank of Houston he was again sought out this time by the Los Angeles, CA firm known as William Pearson, Inc. and in 1982 became President where he continued his successful career and reputation as the consumate designer and manufacturing teacher educating Mr. Pearson and his staff throughout the 90's until he truly did retire in the early 2000's to Palm Desert, CA. As the years passed and his health began to take its course he moved back to his Dallas roots in early 2011 to be closer to his children and their families.
He is survived by his children Bob Randazzo and wife Claudia of Rio De Jeneiro, Brazil; Mike Randazzo and wife Lydia of Flower Mound, TX; Philip Randazzo of Austin, TX and Vickie Randazzo of Colorado Springs, CO. His six grandchildren Teresa; Robert; Tiffany; Trevor; Brandi and Guilherme. And his three great grandchildren Justin; Landon and Savannah.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at The Remington at Valley Ranch (A Senior Community), 8707 Valley Ranch Parkway West, Irving, Texas 75063 on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 2:30pm. Special thanks from the Randazzo family to Mary Lou Blaylock and the staff of The Remington at Valley Ranch; Vanessa Forbes and the staff of Cornerstone Estates and the staff of Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Dallas.