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In what can be the sometimes cutthroat world of athletic competition, Bill Weir always found room for hospitality and compassion.
Edward M. Halluska survived the lax uranium safeguards in the Manhattan Project, two bouts with cancer and one nasty ocean cruise -- offset
He produced shelves of serious books, a collision with a conglomerate that forced him out to stem losses and a late-in-life comeback.
Richard Lippe, who was on the staff at UPMC Shadyside for 40 years, has died at age 77.
He illegally coached her from the stands and was accused of mismanaging his daughter's millions in winnings.
Dean J. Steliotes, pioneering restaurant owner, has died of cancer at 85.
Retired Bayer USA treasurer James I. Maguire dies at the age of 92.
George W. McCormack, 46, a former wrestler at the University of Pittsburgh, died Saturday in his Mt. Lebanon home.
Samuel C. Kang, who played with the symphony from 1962 until his retirement in 1996, died Wednesday at age 83.
Dominick "Guy" Chappie "had a great, velvety voice," a niece said. "And he had it to the end." He died at the age of 102.
Jack Plowman set a great example for young attorneys to follow.
Although she played diverse roles over four decades, Jane Kean said her "Honeymooners" role was the character that most people remembered.
The Rev. Jack P. Willard, 79, of Richland brought a listening ear and a resonant voice to his ministry in Presbyterian churches.
Florence Sando Manson often summoned the phrase "incredibly stressful" when talking about her 18-year career in radio and TV.
Her books tackled some of the harder aspects of childhood that often go unacknowledged: anger, grief, and loneliness.
He had a subtle and melodic approach that made him ideally suited for the refined, understated style that came to be known as cool jazz.
Conrad Susa wrote five operas and was a professor of composition at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
H. Lee Noble was proud of having his name on a number of patents.
Louis D. Rubin Jr. had a wide-ranging career as a man of letters and co-founder of Algonquin Books in Chapel Hill, N.C.
His last surviving daughter became a staunch defender of her father's legacy through the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Disney museum.
Eleanor Brown Dornenburg knew the value of being useful to others, and of working hard to contribute to the common good.
Raymond McDougald, one of the first African-Americans to enter the management training program at Jones & Laughlin Steel Co., died at 78.
As Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania director, Jack Robinette shepherded the organization through a significant growing period.
Ronald Cantelm, a bassist with the Pittsburgh Symphony, passed away on Sunday.
The series of 30 children's books, containing the 6-year-old protagonist's dubious syntax, has sold more than 55 million copies in North
Korean War veteran Donald C. Graham started a food bank in Brookline when the economy soured.
Former WTAE-TV host Del Taylor was a daily presence on screens in Pittsburgh homes.
Arnold Lazarus and business partner Jules Levine founded Allegheny Wholesale Drug Company, where he served as president until 1984.
The Rev. Dumm could read the Scriptures in their original Greek and Hebrew.
Nino Patete was a skilled musician who founded a kitchen and bath company.
Annette Doolittle Patterson, 87, was a fixture in Shadyside's Walnut Street retail scene for decades and "a lovely person.
Joseph Natoli was so well known for his coaching that the football field in Morningside is named in his honor.
Henry Fiore, 81, of Penn Hills was a self-taught painter.
Kenneth Roos, who designed hospitals for poor women to give birth in Chimbote, Peru, died Sunday at age 86.
His works ranged from angry, dissonant cantatas to achingly beautiful choral works sung around the world during holidays.
Former state lawmaker and public utility commissioner Joseph Rhodes Jr. was a member of Richard Nixon's "enemies list.
The type of rigorous training John Spence underwent led to the establishment of the Navy SEALs.
Janice Arden, who led a varied career as a singer, optician, security manager and office manager, died Saturday at age 75.
Walter H. Stern joined The New York Times as an office boy; and later a reporter and the newspaper's assistant real estate editor.
Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group
His chiseled physique and feats of strength earned him the title of America's most muscular man and made him a cover model for fitness
Sewickley nurse Mary "Mickey" Donovan Vish was a nurse and a self-published author and poet.
Manfred Rommel would become the mayor of the German city of Stuttgart.
Michael Palmer overcame alcohol and drug addiction to publish 19 books that sold about 5 million copies worldwide.
Walter Brethauer's adventures as a World War II ambulance driver inspired him to help young people travel.
Dr. Magovern of Fox Chapel, who turned Pittsburgh into a destination for those requiring life-saving treatments, died Monday at age 89.