A cobbler departs

Ed Nahigian, longtime owner of SF Boot & Shoe Repair at 2448 Fillmore.

SAD NEWS from one of Fillmore’s few remaining old-school shops: SF Boot & Shoe Repair at 2448 Fillmore has closed after 34 years. Owner Ed Nahigian died early on September 27 while walking his dog in Alta Plaza Park.

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  • Faith Wheeler

    Sad. He was the absolute best and a proud curmudgeon, too. When I used to complain that my fancy shoes would get too easily ruined, he’d stare me down and frankly say: just don’t wear them. His meticulous craftsmanship will be missed.