Michelle Madoff-Scheske

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: Canadian-born city councilwoman who had previously served as a member of the Pittsburgh City Council when she was elected in 1978 to fill the unexpired term of Richard Caliguiri after he became mayor as she appalled at the air pollution from steel and other industrial plants in and around the city, but who co-founded GASP (or Group Against Smog & Pollution) in part because the city's then-poor air aggravated her asthma.

 

 

Cause of Death: Leukemia

 

Born: August 2, 1928

 

Died: October 12, 20013

 

Location: Peoria, Arizona