Remembering Richard M. Scaife

  • Jul 08, 2014

The PNA joins those individuals and organizations, both locally and nationally, mourning the loss of Richard Mellon Scaife, philanthropist and owner of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. In a May 18 column revealing he had untreatable cancer, he described a lifelong love of newspapers, calling them “the strong guardians of our lives.”

“The work of my newspapers gives me immense pride,” he wrote. “… That is why, several years ago, I took steps to ensure that my newspapers outlive me. I believe they are essential to our communities, and my most valuable legacy.”

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