Statement from Carlow University President Upon the Death of David Peduto

A statement from Carlow University President Suzanne K. Mellon, PhD, upon the death of David Peduto, husband of Michelle Peduto, the executive director of the Campus School, and the older brother of the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, Bill Peduto.

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Husband of Michelle Peduto, the Executive Director of the Campus School of Carlow University and Brother of Bill Peduto, Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pa. – President Suzanne K. Mellon, PhD, has released the following statement about the death of David Peduto.

“All of us here at Carlow University were shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden passing of David Peduto, husband of Michelle, executive director of Carlow’s Campus School, and older brother of Bill Peduto, Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh.  Our prayers go out to Michelle and their children, to Mayor Peduto and the rest of the family, and to all who knew and loved David.  They will be in our thoughts in the days and weeks ahead.  Carlow and our city have lost someone whose presence and impact will be truly missed.”

Suzanne K. Mellon, Ph.D.
Carlow University


About Carlow University
Carlow is a private, co-educational, Catholic university located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s “Eds, Meds, and Tech” district. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow’s graduates, curriculum, and partnerships reflect its strong commitment to social justice; ethical, forward-thinking and responsible leadership; and service to the community that has a meaningful impact. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in three colleges: Health and Wellness, Leadership and Social Change, and Learning and Innovation. Carlow graduates are in demand for their professional expertise, in fields ranging from nursing, the sciences, and perfusion technology to counseling, education, and forensic accounting; their entrepreneurial spirit and creative mindset; and their ability to manage change.  Carlow’s eleven athletic teams are known as the Celtics, a reflection of the university’s Irish heritage and roots.

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