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In Memoriam

In Memoriam of Earle Travis Ongue

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Earle Travis Onque was born on October 30, 1930, in St. Paul, MN to Earle and Alice Onque. He graduated from Bates College in 1952 with a degree in biology. He received a professional degree in Architecture from Carnegie Institute of technology (CMU) in 1957. Earle was one of the first minorities in the United   

In Memoriam of Roy Brant

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The Northwest Section would like to note the passing of long time citizen planner Roy Brant of Saegertown who passed peacefully at his home on July 12, 2015. Roy’s tenure and contribution to the planning field both academically and as a citizen planner began in 1978 with the Crawford County Planning Commission. Over a span   

In Memoriam of Jeff Pierce

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D. Jeffry Pierce, 64, of Slippery Rock, passed away at Butler Memorial Hospital on Monday, April 27, 2015, at 10:29 a.m., surrounded by his family. Jeff was born Aug. 13, 1950, and married Karen Jena on May 15, 1971. He graduated from Norwin High School in 1968, attended Slippery Rock University, and later became zoning   

In Memoriam of Dr. Ruth Shirey

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Dr. Ruth Shirey (1942-2015) – Faculty member, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Department of Geography & Regional Planning, 1970-2007; Executive Director, National Council for Geographic Education, 1988-2002. Ruth I. Shirey, a professor emerita in the Department of Geography & Regional Planning at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), and an expert and authority on geography education, died   

In Memoriam of William K. Davis

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William K., age 83, of Middletown Township, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on December 28. He and his wife, Ursula (Olie) Meyerhof Davis, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of George Breed Davis and Mary Ackley Davis, Mr. Davis earned an A.B. degree in Architecture from Dartmouth College in 1952   

In Memoriam of John E. Pickett

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  “As a society, we need to learn to grow, develop and live in a sustainable manner, so that future generations have the resources they need to continue to prosper” John E. Pickett passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the age of 68 after a battle with lung cancer. John had previously survived   

In Memoriam of David Palomera

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David Palomera, age 73, of Pitcarin, died March 26, 2013, at UPMC McKeesport. Born December 27, 1939, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Jose Guadalupe and Jesus Sue (Lopez) Palomera and the husband of Carol (Cameron) Palomera, of Monroeville. David was a retired landscape architect and a graduate of Penn State. He