Donald Adams (1935-2015)
Adams, who served as Lancaster Fire Department chief from 1975-84, was known, and respected for the love of his family and his church, as well as his down-to-Earth, straight-talking, humorous personality and no-nonsense approach to his job. He was a city firefighter from 1967-92.
John R. “Pete” Arnold (1939-2015)
A native West Virginian, Arnold rose from an assistant professor to become the dean of University of South Carolina Lancaster for 12 years (1982-94).