Stephen Lawrence, 91, an insurance public relations executive, died of cancer Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Springfield Rehabilitation Center in Wyndmoor. He was a longtime resident of the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.
In 1957, Mr. Lawrence joined the Insurance Co. of North America (INA), which later became part of Cigna, as a public relations and marketing communications executive. He retired in 1991. He then started his own consulting company, Steve Lawrence Associates, which he ran until 2002.
Mr. Lawrence was a past president of the Public Relations Society of America and the Philadelphia Public Relations Association. Mr. Lawrence was inducted into the PRSA College of Fellows in 1991.