RAPAPORT… Fred Leighton, the legendary former owner of the estate-jewelry
business that bears his name, has died at the age of 85.
Leighton, born Murray Mondschein, grew up in The Bronx, New
York, and developed a taste for retailing after working at a local gift store,
according to an interview with People magazine in 2002. After serving in
the army and spending some time traveling around…