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  • Friday Nov 21 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

    Obituary: Gerald Bowman / Longtime Pittsburgh teache...

    Those words, uttered Friday by a colleague at Pittsburgh Linden K-5, reflect the kind of praise offered up in the days since Gerald Bowman, a retired longtime Pittsburgh Public Schools teacher, died Nov. 15 at his Penn Hills home. He was 62. Born in McKeesport and raised in Clairton as one of eight siblings, Mr. Bowman worked in a steel mill and served in the Air Force before embarking on a nearly two-decade career as an educator, much of it spent at Linden in Point Breeze, where he taught third and fourth grades, school officials and family said.