By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Dr. Freddie Fu, a medical pioneer and a mentor to surgeons all across the world was laid to rest on Friday.READ MORE: National Weather Service Determines EF-1 Tornadoes Touched Down In Hampton Twp. And West Finley, EF-0 In Mt. Nebo
Dr. Fu died last week, surrounded by his family. He was 70 years old.
Family and friends gathered at the Heinz Memorial Chapel on Friday to say goodbye.READ MORE: Judge Declares Mistrial In Retrial Case Of Former Restaurant Owner Accused Of Sexual Assault
Dr. Fu was well known for developing innovative techniques for treating sports-related injuries and cared for a number of prominent athletes.
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He helped develop the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex on the South Side and was also a well-known philanthropist and benefactor of many local causes.