Skip to Content

Long-time Board member and Vice Chairman Ralph J. Cappy passed away Friday, May 1

For Journalists

Paul Wood
Vice President & Chief Communications Officer, Public Relations

Want to Make an Appointment or Need Patient Information?
Contact UPMC at


Go to Find a Doctor to search for a UPMC doctor.


The UPMC family is saddened with the sudden passing Friday, May 1, of long-time Board member and Vice Chairman Ralph J. Cappy. The former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice was a strong leader for our organization and his support and counsel will be missed. We extend our sincere sympathies to his family.