Alice and Ralph Stayer in 1997.
Alice Stayer did 100 push-ups every day until she was 91. As an illustration of her strength, drive and unpredictability, there is probably no better example.
Alice B. Stayer, 96, co-founder of Johnsonville Sausage and the driving force behind the company's creation, died Feb. 23 in Naples, Fla.
Ralph C. Stayer, Alice's son, said his mother's gifts were many. ...