Irwin Donenfeld was born on March 1, 1926, and died on November 29, 2004 (which would have been one day after my late mother’s 66th birthday). His parents were DC Comics co-founder Harry Donenfeld and Gussie Donenfeld. Irwin and his wife had six children: Rita Lynn (a real estate agent who died in Kissimmee, Florida on November 24, 1990), Amy, Mimi, Ben, Harry and Luke (who received a Curt Swan sketch as recounted in episode 113: A CURT SWAN TOAST.
For more information about DC Comics other founders listen to the following episodes: 94-Jack Liebowitz, 95-Harry Donenfeld and 108-Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson.
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