Dr. William M. Cooper, 87: William Cooper possessed tremendous medical knowledge, superior diagnostic skills and a compassionate manner that helped many patients and Greater Pittsburgh alike. The hematologist was also an innovator, helping to form the Central Blood Bank of Pittsburgh and serving as its first medical director. He served as medical director…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
E. James Trimarchi, 83: Over the past 23 years, Trimarchi built a small Indiana bank with $31 million in assets into the $6 billion First Commonwealth Financial Corporation, serving as its first president and CEO and retiring as chairman six months before his death.A native of Indiana who served as a naval officer…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
Eliza Miller, 92: She was an artist who was best known for her sculptures in steel but whose large, ceramic works can be found in local schools and playgrounds. She was born into a prominent family, and her grandfather designed a famous steel mill in Homestead, which he named after her — the…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
Lee H. Lacey, 89: For nearly 30 years, Lacey was the president and CEO of Harmarville Rehabilitation Center. During his tenure, the facility, now part of HealthSouth, nearly tripled in capacity and changed from a home for poor mothers into a state-​of-​the-​art center for people recovering from debilitating sicknesses and injuries.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
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