Dr. Rex Crawley was a longtime professor at Robert Morris University and founder and co-director of the Black Male Leadership and Development Institute.
He died last week of complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 49.
We spoke with him in June, as the institute’s week-long workshops were getting underway and talked about the need for such an institution in Southwestern PA.
Dr. Crawley is survived by his wife, Daria and two sons, Xavier and Vaughan.