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Dr. Karabelle Pizzigati, education advocate

Dr. Karabelle Pizzigati, education advocate

Karabelle Pizzigati, a lifelong and prominent advocate of education, died June 12 in Kensington after a two-year battle with cancer. She was 65. Dr. Pizzigati's resume, which includes several state and national education posts, demonstrates her nearly undivided devotion to the cause of children, youth and education. Just before her death she had started her second term as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Maryland College Park Foundations Inc. She was known for her proficiency at running meetings, which rarely wasted time or started late. "She knew the right thing to say to move agendas along and get things done," her husband, Sam Pizzigati,...

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