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Former U.S. Steel executive Marcus Fisher dies aged 97

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NEW YORK — Marcus M. Fisher, a former executive at U.S. Steel Corp., died Aug. 18 at his home in Ben Avon, Pa. He was 97.

Fisher had a long career at U.S. Steel, serving as administrative vice president of accounting and as a financial vice president. He joined the Pittsburgh-based steel producer in 1938 and worked in departments in Worcester, Mass., Cleveland, Pittsburgh and New York. He retired from the company at 55.

He was a member of a number of trade associations, including the American Iron and Steel Institute, the Financial Executives Institute and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Fisher studied at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, New York University and Duquesne University, where he received a law degree.

He is survived by a son, John, and daughters Sarah and Emma.

A funeral service is scheduled for Aug. 23 at the McDonald-Linn Funeral Home in Avalon, Pa. Memorial contributions are suggested to Best Friend Animal Society in Kanab, Utah, or the Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund in Toledo, Ohio.

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