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Leonard L. Scheinholtz was a foodie before anyone knew what that was.
Phil Axelrod dreamed of playing second base for the Pirates, but instead became a writer and built a career that spanned four decades.
The Franciscan friar of more than half a century served as president of St. Francis from 1977 to 2004.
Mr. Morse invented time-release chemicals to treat drinking water.
Ross man who designed early computer technology systems for Blue Cross, Westinghouse
The Texas blues icon rose to fame in the late 1960s.
The American actress and singer was best known for her work on Broadway.
Emilie Sylvester Staisey dies in California at age 93
Alice Coachman her pathbreaking athletic career running on the dirt roads of Georgia.
Nicholas Druga graduated from high school when he was 95 years old.
The author of more than 20 books won a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award with a major study of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
She condemned the racist system in South Africa that for decades was imposed by a white minority on a black majority.
Drawn to computer engineering accidentally by way of the U.S.-Soviet space race, Mr. Ott was Pittsburgh-area entrepreneur.
His approach to harmony was deeply intuitive and sometimes deceivingly simple, always with a firm relationship to a piece’s chordal root.
His paintings were parodies of Bible passages, famous works of art and nature.
When she turned 100 years old in 2010, Mrs. Gravina was as feisty as ever, playing bingo and participating in sing-alongs.
He was the last surviving original member of the band that planted its roots in New York City.
Friends said she was very giving of her time.
Robert “Mike” Duff had a distinguished athletic career at Thiel College in Greenville.
John Devens, 74, whose tenure as the mayor of an obscure coastal town in Alaska was rocked by a stunning disaster on its shores, died June
Paula Kent Meehan, who built the Redken beauty-products empire that became one of the first companies to make hypoallergenic hair sprays,
Chuck Davis honed his basketball skills on the competitive playgrounds of Uniontown.
There is a popular myth that some people are either right-brained or left-brained, creative or analytical; then there was Vince Scully.
The soccer star built a legendary career when he moved to Europe, leading Real Madrid to five straight Continental club championships.
Charles Barsotti‘s clean-lined cartoons, often depicting dogs, kings or overbearing businessmen, were a staple of The New Yorker magazine.
He helped Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev open their country to the West before the fall of communism in 1991.
By all accounts, Mr. Robert’s warm character garnered as much respect as the watches and engagement rings he sold.
Marilyn McDevitt Rubin will be remembered for her lifelong celebration of food and all the joys that surround it.
Paul Amos worked with his brothers to create the insurance giant.
A graduate of St. Vincent College and the Pitt School of Law, Mr. Jones served with the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps in Korea.
Jim Brosnan, who achieved modest baseball success as a pitcher, gained greater fame and consequence in the game by writing about it.
Mr. Scaife was one of the few Western Pennsylvanians to end up on the annual Forbes list of wealthiest Americans.
Dozia Newton Frazier Jr. was a pioneering engineer and devoted teacher.
His films explored sex, marriage and social mores as sharply drawn comedies of errors.
Dr. Turner was the medical director for the Magee-Womens outreach sites at Wilkinsburg and Monroeville.
When son Antonio Manno expressed interest in the sport at age 6, Mr. Murray stepped that love affair up a notch.
A co-founder of EDGE Studios, he helped shape structures such as Gateway Center Station and inspired young architects as a teacher.
He made shrewd trades, but he focused on building farm systems, even with the arrival in the mid-1970s of bidding wars.
Thomas J. Terputac rarely ruled from the bench, taking great care in crafting thoughtful opinions and decisions.
He played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom.
The longtime Pittsburgh-area priest espoused liberal causes in the Roman Catholic Church, often having editorial letters published.
His idea for a low-fare, no-frills intrastate airline grew into the nation's top domestic carrier.
Martin Lazzaro reserved some of his most ardent feelings for the men, women and children whose personal tragedies he took to heart.
William "Bill" Blakey was born and raised in that city neighborhood and worked at the Hill House Association for six decades.
The Republican leader from Tennessee served three terms and found fame from a Watergate hearings catchphrase.
Mr. DePascale’s more than 20-year career at Montour School District followed many years of commitment to music education.
Mr. Baker had first made his name in Congress as the top-ranking Republican of the Senate committee that investigated Watergate.
He conducted the Pittsburgh Opera production of "The Barber of Seville" in 2003 and several productions with Opera Theater of Pittsburgh.
A veteran stage, screen and television actor, he specialized in in playing bandits, thieves, mafia dons and other criminals.
He rose to fame in the 1960s as the straight man to Marty Allen.