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Robert Bruce Marcus

MARCUS: Robert Bruce Marcus, age 73, of Squirrel Hill, died on Monday, March 29, 2021.
He was born in Pittsburgh on May 3, 1947, and is the son of the late Morris Bernard and Janet Landay Marcus. He was a well-known attorney in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas for many years.He began his career as a public defender, then in-house counsel at Cinemette Corporation. He was head partner of the former Marcus, Steinberg and Steidl Law Firm. Edgar Snyder said Robbie was his hero for being the first attorney in Pittsburgh to advertise on the radio on KQV’s’ “Advice From Counsel.” He liked to bowl, golf, and play poker with his friends on Sunday evenings. He also enjoyed vacationing at the beach, was a huge Beatles fan and loved learning about history. He had no patience for bad drivers and always made them aware of it. He also loved 420.
He is survived by his son, Matthew Marcus of Munhall; granddaughter, Hannah Marcus; brother, James (Marlene) Marcus of Pittsburgh; sister, Jill (Jan Lott) Balmuth of Pittsburgh; former wife, Dawn Marcus (Stephen) Stept of Pittsburgh; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth Marcus who died July 14, 1995. Graveside services took place at Temple B’nai Israel Cemetery at Elrod on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at 12:30 pm with Rabbi Avraham Marcus officiating. Arrangements were handled by Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (412 678 6177). PJC

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