Ellen Kander, 51, dies

Ellen Kander, 51, dies

Ellen Weiss Kander, 51, Steeltown Entertainment Project co-founder, died Tuesday, June 5. She is survived by her husband, Gregg, and children Ben, Jake and Kate.
Kander’s vision – “Entertainment could be Pittsburgh’s new steel” –- helped grow Pittsburgh’s status in the entertainment industry.
The funeral will be held Friday, June 8, 11 a.m. at Temple Sinai. There will be no visitation prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Homewood Cemetery.