|Gilbert Geier McCurdy||Gil|
|Birth date||Birth place|
|May 25, 1922||Info Needed|
|Date of death||Place of death|
|February 16, 2010||Rochester NY|
|Generosity. Founded Boy's Club of rochester|
|Owner/CEO of McCurdy's and co-developer of Midtown Plaza|
Gilbert McCurdy was the son of John C. McCurdy, who founded McCurdy's in 1901 and who operated a department store at 285 Main Street East in Rochester.
Gilbert took over the business, expanded it and attracted fame by co-developing the Midtown Plaza with Maurice Forman and making McCurdy's Department Store a key player in the plaza.
Gilbert McCurdy was extremely active in the First Baptist Church of Rochester being responsible for the commission of the "McCurdy Cross" which graces the sanctuary.
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