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Dr. Musgrave, a clinical professor of surgery at Pitt, was also a painter and actor. His artistic inclinations infused his surgical skill.
The former Olympic swimmer earned her college degree from the University of Pittsburgh at the age of 60,
Top banking executive who always kept family dinner a priority
Richard Welsh left the seminary to spend a lifetime helping the blind and vision-impaired, becoming a nationally recognized leader.
His 1965 team, considered one of the greatest in Western Pennsylvania history, contained future pros Simmie Hill and Norm Van Lier.
Mr. Bernstein for many years maintained a private psychology practice Downtown, moving it to Aspinwall in more recent years.
Betty Ann Loresch gracefully broke glass ceilings at community bank.
Alan Van Dine was a highly regarded advertising executive and beloved humorist.
Maryanne Taptich Barnes created a career in real estate, which she pursued because it allowed her to meet people and earn a living.
The Rev. Ian Paisley was Northern Ireland’s firebrand Protestant leader who came to accept a power-sharing agreement.
The Rev. Johannes Swart, a South African native and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary professor, worked for racial healing and church renewal.
Andy DePaolo won 82 amateur fights and 27 professional fights, then became a boxing and professional wrestling referee.
Former Pittsburgh parks and recreation supervisor Leonard Duncan knew how to get thousands of people up and running.
The onetime teacher almost stumbled into her work as a late-blooming biographer of the nearly lost voices of an era.
John Cassetti left college to join the Marines in WWII. He became leader of an industrial company and remained a loyal Goldwater man.
The longtime gym teacher at Whitehall Junior High loved running.
He built a privately held restaurant chain that famously closes every Sunday but drew unwanted attention for opposition to gay marriage.
He became one of Hollywood’s most reliable deployers of cowboys, Indians, bucking broncos, herds of cattle and posses on horseback.
Mr. DeFrances was so successful at growing roses that he became a local authority, asked to speak to various groups and quoted in articles.
Everyone referred to her as “Gram,” especially her co-workers. She worked at the franchise’s Fifth Avenue location Downtown for 28 years.
Ed Goetz, who coached at Sto-Rox, McGuffey and Burgettstown, died at age 64 after a long battle with diabetes..
Armand Bruno was a staff sergeant in the 99th Infantry Division in World War II, receiving a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star.
Rivers was hospitalized last week after she went into cardiac arrest at a Manhattan doctor's office following a routine procedure.
Donald Wilkins was described as one of the most “urbane, sophisticated musicians on Pittsburgh’s musical scene.”
He suffered a third-round knockout loss to Mr. Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, in 1963 in Pittsburgh.
He turned in his father and insisted that he had been duped like the rest of the world into believing that he was an honest financier.
Dr. Edward Heinle pushed for formation of the Medical Center of Beaver County and served as its president.
Beverly Ann Lewandowski of Mt. Lebanon was the wrestling version of a soccer mom for her sons enjoyed being a hostess at her home.
Monsignor Francis X. Frey is recalled for more than half a century as a priest in Texas and beyond.
Her early career involved social work at what was then Reizenstein Middle School, the school that pioneered in desegregation.
Mr. Cortopassi, a scientist at Cecil-based generic drug giant Mylan Inc., died Thursday at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
Philippine de Rothschild gave up an acting career to run the family’s wine business at a time when few women were in the industry.
His contrarian nature, for good and ill, defined his career.
He was a 14-year-old cabin boy aboard the airship that exploded as it approached its mooring site in New Jersey in 1937.
Mr. Karl, who was also a classically trained cellist, had a natural affinity for learning and sharing knowledge of all kinds.
His agent, Nick Quinn, confirmed the death but did not disclose the cause.
Over the years Mr. Chung amassed evidence that U.S. troops had systematically killed more than 100, and possibly as many as 400, civilian
The American sold Navy secrets to the Soviets for 18 years in what has been described as one of the most damaging espionage operations of
The German-born scholar of sociology, dedicated to global understanding, came to Pitt in 1960 and served for 20 years as head of UCIS.
Margaret M. “Peg” Fitzgerald’s entire working life was composed of service: to God, her country and to the inmates at the county jail.
He was co-founder and conductor of the influential Orchestra of the 18th Century and a virtuoso recorder player.
Besides poems, novels and translations from Russian, Italian and English, Mr. Petrov authored numerous film scripts and plays.
John Akers was with the company for 33 years, serving for six years as CEO beginning in 1985, which was a difficult and challenging time.
Mr. Kiely joined the Steelers shortly after World War II and retired in 1989, a year after Steelers founder Art Rooney Sr. died.
Zern’s News, while tiny, harbored a wide selection of newspapers, magazines and books for sale during a 20-year run in Wilkinsburg.
To many growing up in the coal mining communities around Bridgeville, Victoria Minella’s restaurant was their home away from home.
Alexander Gavula was one of the technical people upon whom broadcasts depend.
The for-profit college that John Sperling founded to serve working adults made him a billionaire.
Peter G. “Pete” Ladygo Sr. had a job title that would make any athlete at least a little envious, even in 1952: guard for the Pittsburgh
Richard Attenborough won Academy Awards as director and producer of the 1982 epic that explored the life of Mahatma Gandhi.