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Newsmaker: Lucille Underwood

Lucille Underwood (middle) recently was honored with the Red Cross Humanitarian Leadership award for her work with the Red Cross and other disaster relief agencies in Allegheny County.

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Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
 

Lucille Underwood

Noteworthy: Underwood recently was honored with the Red Cross Humanitarian Leadership award for her work with the Red Cross and other disaster relief agencies in Allegheny County.

Residence: Avalon

Family: Husband Richard, 66; daughters Gretchen Underwood Schaefer, 35, and Danielle Kim, 31; son Richard Jr., 33.

Occupation: Assistant disaster coordinator for the Allegheny County Department of Human Services' Office of Behavioral Health.

Background: Underwood became the county's assistant disaster coordinator in 1997. Since then, she also has worked extensively for the Center for Victims, the Salvation Army and Allegheny County Emergency Services.

Education: Underwood earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1971.

Quote: “I am very grateful to have this job. I meet the nicest people because they're people who are trying to help others through difficult situations. I think I am very fortunate to be allowed to do this.”

— Chris Togneri

 

 
 


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