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Richard List, a founding member of the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, dies at 78
He altered Catholic higher ed, held sway with world leaders, and strengthened the moral authority of civil rights and anti-war movements.
“Lloyd would forever change how African-Americans would integrate into professional basketball,” according to the Hall of Fame website.
Mr. Nimoy tried to escape his role as Spock on ’Star Trek’ but eventually embraced it, long after the TV series ended.
“One of his dreams was to ski for a whole winter,” said his father, Bob Potter. “His plan was to go back to finish up school.”
Carmen Tedesco was someone everyone knew.
The story brought Mr. Rosenblat national recognition, especially after he was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey.
Irving Kahn had watched the markets since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
McCandless resident was passionate about women’s issues and once started her own newspaper devoted to women of Pittsburgh.
Long-time performer established the dance program’s jazz major at what is now Point Park University in Pittsburgh.
Mr. O’Malley died Monday of natural causes at his home in Forest Hills. He was 73.
World War II fighter pilot who flew combat missions in the China-Burma-India Theater.
Ernest Sternglass was radiology professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine who was against environmental testing.
Mr. Szczypinski began working with shoes when he was just 9 years old in the Butler Street shop of his uncle.
Beryl “Randy” Johnson, 88, of Moon was a psychologist at Dixmont State Hospital who was involved in community activities.
Marion Petrov taught at Pittsburgh Ballet Theater and at Point Park University’s dance program.
She topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst.
“She had all the savvy,” said her son David Brubach, while his father was a hard worker. “It was a good team.”
He was a “60 Minutes” correspondent who reported for CBS from 130 countries over 47 years.
Mr. Snyder, part of an old Sewickley industrialist family, played key roles in Pittsburgh’s postwar renaissance and beyond.
Claire Turpen Wilwohl, a former mayor often called the Pearl Mesta of Ben Avon, devoted herself equally to family, community and politics.
Mr. Murray, who also was a professor of law, served as the first lay president of the university, from 1988 through 2001. He was 82.
Sister Marie was acclaimed as a teacher, school administrator and assistant treasurer for her religious order.
The New York native worked at “60 Minutes” for nearly 20 years and won a total of six Emmy awards.
Hugh Peery was a three-time NCAA wrestling champion at the University of Pittsburgh, where his father was his coach.
Joseph M. Gaydos Sr,, the first Slovak-American elected to Congress, died Saturday from complications of chronic leukemia. He was 88.
He was also a Masters champion and the player with the seventh-most wins in PGA Tour history.
He built the University of North Carolina basketball team into a perennial national power in his 36 years at Chapel Hill.
He served as Temple Emanuel president, and was also a fundraiser for both the synagogue and the United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh.
For Helen Jacob, it was easy to be good, to be kind, to show a generous heart and live a simple life of service to others.
The former chairman of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame also wrote a column for the Valley Mirror newspaper in Homestead.
He was almost 40 when broke the color barrier in 1961 and paved the way for the likes of Lee Elder and Tiger Woods.
Terry Verakis was known for his work in banking and charity efforts.
Bernie Matthews stressed discipline and attending class to his basketball players at Saint Vincent College, where he coached 33 years.
His family said Ian O'Neil Young loved anything mechanical and used that love to drive racing vehicles and design parts for them.
She and her children owned 50 percent of the Giants, and she was sometimes referred to as “The First Lady of Football.”
The picture-book illustrator was best known for her cautionary ablutionary tale from 1956 that remains a staple of childhood.
Andrew Fischer said he “shook” and his wife, Mary Ann, then 30, started to cry when an X-ray revealed the news.
Mr. Hilliard, 94, part of prominent East End families, bolstered countless Pittsburgh institutions as a board member and shaper of people.
Mr. Morton’s love of sports went beyond the hockey rink. A passionate fan of the Steelers and Pitt athletics, attending countless games.
The developer of homes for the affluent, known as the man who built Pittsburgh’s suburbs, came from humble roots.—