Barbara B. Eckstein
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Barbara B. Eckstein

(File photo)
(File photo)

ECKSTEIN: Barbara B. Eckstein, loved and loving wife of James A. Eckstein (deceased), died April 7, 2018. Artist and accomplished flower arranger, Barbara was a master judge, popular lecturer, and teacher of floral design. Combining natural plant material and her inventive ceramic vessels, her arrangements could “sculpt space” with flowers. Barbara was a former docent at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a member of numerous flower arranging organizations, and an instructor at Carnegie Mellon University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. She will be missed by her loving children, John, Sue and Tom Eckstein, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Graveside services and interment will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 12 Noon at Emanu-El Israel Cemetery/Greensburg. Contributions may be made to Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc.

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