The Rangos name adorns buildings at UPMC Children's Hospital, Duquesne, CMU and the Carnegie Science Center.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A prominent Pittsburgh philanthropist has died.

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John G. Rangos Sr. was a week shy of turning 92 years old.

He earned his fortune in waste management and environmental services, and then gave millions of dollars to causes throughout western Pennsylvania.

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The Rangos name adorns buildings at UPMC Children’s Hospital, Duquesne University, Carnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Science Center.