Pat Geiger the driving force behind the "Elvis stamp" has passed away, she has lost her battle with cancer. Pat will always be remembered as the driving force in having the Elvis stamp - the second biggest selling stamp in US Post history released. The stamp was chosen by the public (1.2 million ballots returned) and released on 8 January 1993. Around 500,000,000 sales have been recorded. The stamp was designed by Mark Stutzman.