Age 92, of McCandless and Franklin Park, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013. Husband of the late Martha (Bieler); father of Charles J. (Patricia) Wysor, Betsy (Kirk) Wassmann of Leeds, MA, James (Katherine) Wysor of Sandusky, OH and Martha Wysor of Bend, OR; grandfather of Ruthie, Jacob and Patrick Wysor, Faith, Nathanael, Martha Wassmann and Libby (Daniel) Wassmann-Rattelle; brother of the late Jeanne Wysor and Carolyn Wysor Beck. Rufus graduated from Amherst College in 1942 and was immediately commissioned with the Army-Air Force in Italy. Upon his return he married Martha Bieler in 1948 and began a family. Rufe and Martha were avid travelers to Europe, Asia and South America, in addition to many US destinations. Rufus achieved his dream upon opening Ambassador Travel Service in 1972. He was most happy at home or at his beloved farm in Mars when planting his vegetable or flower gardens. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at the Northmont United Presbyterian Church, 8169 Perry Hwy., McCandless, on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Arrangements by H.P. BRANDT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 412-364-4444. Online condolences may be expressed at:

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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 3 to Mar. 5, 2013