PRESS RELEASES

Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Passing of Joanne Rogers

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 14, 2021) Mayor William Peduto released the following statement today on the death of Joanne Rogers:

"Through her grace, humor and down-to-earth demeanor Joanne Rogers personified what we love about the City of Pittsburgh. As the partner of Fred Rogers for a half-century she helped champion his good works to a global audience, and remained committed to his vision and to this city after his passing. 

She was always there when we needed her. I and countless others, from every walk of life, were humbled to call her a friend." 

 

Published

01.14.2021

Contacts

Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
Mayor's Office
412-660-1999
timothy.mcnulty@pittsburghpa.gov