'One Tough Mother': Photos of Gert Boyle, Columbia Sportswear matriarch
Gert Boyle attends the opening of the Knight Cancer Research Building at OHSU, September 7, 2018. Boyle donated $100 million toward the Knight Cancer Challenge, the largest single gift received from an individual.
Columbia Sportswear owner Gert Boyle stands in the company lobby near a large photo of herself from their "tough mother" ad campaign in Beaverton, Ore., Nov. 19, 2002.
This March 29, 2005 file photo shows Gert Boyle during a book signing in Portland, Ore.
Gert Boyle speaks with KGW's Brenda Braxton during an episode of KGW Carpool.
Dr. Brian Druker, M.D. and Gert Boyle, shown in an image from the "Tough on Cancer" campaign.
Gert Boyle holds up a piece of ribbon from the opening ceremony at the Knight Cancer Research Building at OHSU, September 7, 2018.
Gert Boyle and Brian Druker
Gert Boyle was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Columbia Sportswear Company since 1970. She died at age 95, the company announced Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.
Gert Boyle is seen during a book signing March 29, 2005, in Portland, Ore.
Photo of former OHSU President Joe Robertson, Gert Boyle, and OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Director Brian Druker, M.D.