ARTHUR WOODRUFF III "WOODY"
Of Auburn, California (formerly of Fox Chapel), age 65, on November 21, 2012. Much-loved husband of Sharon Wyrick Cowles; brother of Kathleen Cowles Rayder (Warren) of Columbus, OH, and Shelley Cowles Bates (Paul) of Allison Park; and uncle of Colin and Adam Bates; stepson and friend of Helen Peters Cowles of Tucson, AZ (formerly of Fox Chapel); honorary father to Jarrod Wyrick (Annette) and Michelle Higginson (Dave); proudest grandfather ever of Ashley, Tim, Braden, Keaton, Alia, and Amy; and of great-granddaughters Ryan and Natalie. Woody's great pride and joy was his extended family, which stretched in all directions across the continent. His big presence will leave a big hole in our hearts. Memorial donations are welcome to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1250 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401, or to a
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Nov. 22 to Nov. 23, 2012