A memorial service is scheduled this Saturday for George William McKay Sr., a former president and CEO of Supervalu, who died at his home in Ft. Wayne, Ind., on Wednesday at age 96.
McKay launched his career in the grocery business in 1938 with wholesaler G.E. Bursely & Co., which merged with Bluffton Grocery Co. in 1957 and was acquired by Supervalu in 1963. He became EVP of operations at Supervalu before being named president and CEO in 1970. He was also vice chairman from 1