The Maguire Foundation is blessed to work with many extraordinary people, schools, and organizations. Here, we remember and honor leaders who have passed away. We are grateful for their vision, leadership, and service to our partners.
Father Scott Pilarz, SJ
President, University of Scranton
July 31, 1959 – March 10, 2021
Father Scott Pilarz, SJ, was devoted to a life of service and education. Always a teacher at heart, he found time during his many administrative positions to teach courses on literature, poetry, and Jesuit education. Read more about Father Scott’s life and legacy.
Sister Irene Loretta Cassady, IHM Vice Principal, St. Matthew Parish School
February 21, 1934 – May 7, 2020
.IHM Sister Irene Loretta Cassady was a beloved school leader, who had mentored fellow teachers and administrators over the course of her 65-year career. She’s remembered for her joy, her sense of humor and her commitment to her students. Read more about Sister Irene’s life and legacy.
Sister Kathleen Brabson, SSJ
President, Mount St. Joseph Academy
February 7, 1947 – January 23, 2019
Sister Kathleen was dedicated to her lifelong ministry of education and held both teaching and administrative positions. Read more about Sister Kathleen’s life and legacy.