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[Maize] Passing of Mary Alleman

William B Eggleston/FS/VCU via maize%40net.bio.net (by weggles from vcu.edu)
Wed Jun 13 17:16:59 EST 2012

  It is with great sadness that I relay the following announcement regarding the passing of our friend and colleague, Mary Alleman.  Mary lost her second bout with cancer following two severe infections.  At the end, she was surrounded by her children, siblings and mother.  Duquesne University and the faculty and staff in the Department of Biological Sciences at Duquesne supported Mary and her family far above and beyond the call throughout this ordeal and I have every expectation that this personal, compassionate treatment will continue.  In particular, both Mary's Dean and Department Chair have done and are doing their utmost to help Mary and her family.

Best Wishes,

Bill Eggleston

Age 59, of Mt. Lebanon, on Monday, June 11, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Dr. John S. Doctor; loving mother of Samuel, Adrienne, and Nathan Doctor; daughter of Phyllis Alleman; sister of Barbara Alleman (Don Mathieu), William (Jeanette) Alleman, and the late James Alleman. Also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary was a Professor of Genetics and Biology at Duquesne University. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUERS. Friends welcome at 2630 West Liberty Ave., Dormont, 412-531-4000, on Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday 10:30 a.m. in the chapel of Duquesne University. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205.  

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