Frank J. Schieppati, 69, professional archaeologist on more than 400 projects – The Buffalo News

Sept. 22, 1948 — Aug. 6, 2018

Frank J. Schieppati, a professional archaeologist who conducted more than 400 explorations throughout the eastern United States and the Caribbean, died Aug. 6 in his Niagara Falls home after a battle with lung cancer. He was 69.

As vice president, senior archaeologist and preservation planner with Pan American Consultants Inc., an environmental consulting firm, since 1996, he led historic investigations for clients that included the City of Buffalo, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

His projects, notably for Canalside, the restoration of vehicle traffic on Buffalo’s Main Street, the Southtowns Connector in Buffalo’s…

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