Aromatique founder Patti Upton dies at 79
June 7, 2017,
Patti Upton, founder of multimillion-dollar home fragrance company Aromatique, died at her Arkansas home on Tuesday, May 23, after a brief illness. She was 79.
President Emeritus of the Fragrance Foundation in New York, declared Upton as “one of our industry's most creative visionaries. Her trailblazing concepts set the stage for the revolution in the enjoyment and appreciation of fragrance in the home, which is driving the public's interest in fragrance."
In 2016, Upton was inducted into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame and the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame. She is survived by her husband, Richard, sons Joseph Paige Upton and James Payton Upton and their wives, and several grandchildren.
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