Conrad died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at his daughter's home in Goode, Va. Conrad grew up in Sewickley, Pa., and he served in the 376th Infantry during World War II where he was awarded the Purple Heart.
After his military service, Conrad attended Amherst College, where he was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. After graduating from Amherst, he graduated from the Wharton School of the Univ. of Pennsylvania. He worked as an assistant vice president at Mellon Bank, N.A., until his retirement.