RAWSKI---Edward D. "Ed," 57, of Camp Hill Pennsylvania passed away at home on April 16, 2021 after a brave battle with cancer. Ed was born in Somerset, Pennsylvania to the late Edward and Nellie Rawski. He is survived by his sister Kathleen Brindza and her husband Larry, his niece Christine Foster and her husband Anthony. He is also survived by his long-time girlfriend Wendy Lloyd. Ed worked for 34 years as an Environmental Engineer for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in the Central Office Air Quality and Safe Drinking Water Programs, as well as the Southcentral Regional Office Waste Management Program. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering and from Penn State Harrisburg with a master's in environmental engineering. In 1991 he obtained a P.E. in Chemical Engineering. He loved the outdoors and was a whitewater kayaker, a SCUBA Divemaster, a downhill skier, cross-country skier, and snowboarder. He also enjoyed time at the shooting range as well as being an avid Steeler's fan who used to take vacation time and go to Steeler training camps. He was a Commissioner for a state softball league as well as a coach for his team "Gang Green". Ed went through life with an optimistic spring in his step and a smile on his face. He enjoyed a good political debate. He was a devoted Catholic and a lifelong member of St. Benedict Church in Johnstown Pennsylvania. A viewing and service were held on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Myers-Baker Funeral Home at 1903 Market Street, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Tuesday May 4, 2021 at Harris Funeral Home at 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Funeral mass will be held on 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown, Fr. David S. Peles, Pastor. Committal Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to one of the following organizations: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Christian Appalachian Project. Online condolences may be posted at www.wharrisfunerahome.com.
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