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Warren V. "Pete" Musser

December 15, 1926 ~ November 25, 2019 (age 92)

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Warren “Pete” Musser of Devon, PA passed away from cardiac arrest November
25, 2019. Survived by his beloved companion, Mary Barton; his children, Joan M.
Vaughan, Peter U. Musser (Loredana), Cooper Grinker Musser; five
grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his mother, Claire
VanDyke Sams; his brother, Jack Musser; son, Craig V. Musser; and a long
succession of his golden retrievers.
Pete was a pioneer in private equity and venture capital, and longtime CEO of
Safeguard Scientifics, which he founded in 1953 as the Lancaster Corporation.
He was an iconic leader, mentor, and philanthropist in the Philadelphia region.

He deeply valued treasured friendships that spanned his life.

A celebration of Pete’s life will be held on Saturday February 8th  at 11:00 AM

at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 

19010.  Inurnment private.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to The Boys and
Girls’ Clubs of Philadelphia, 1518 Walnut Street, Suite 712, Philadelphia, PA

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Celebration of Life
February 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
625 Montgomery Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010


Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia
1518 Walnut Street, Suite 712, Philadelphia PA 19102
Tel: 1-215-735-8818

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