Ms. Rowan Damone
was born in Lida, Poland, and exiled to Siberia with her
mother and sister during World War II.
They escaped and reunited with her
father in Iran, where she
met and married an American officer, then came to the U.S. in 1945.
After her marriage to singer Vic Damone in 1998, Ms. Rowan Damone retired as executive vice president in 2000.