Allegheny Chapter

The Allegheny Chapter of the BMW Car Club

Barry Kaplan Remembered

Barry Kaplan, passed away July 2022, he was a long time member of the club, an active steward for BMW CCA Club Racing and an original organizer of the PVGP.

Barry Kaplan
September 23, 1946 ~ July 26, 2022 (age 75)

Barry Kaplan, of Penn Hills, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at the
age of 75.  Beloved husband of 54 years to Candida (Swisher) Kaplan.  Loving
father of Kimberly Shepard, and Jason Kaplan (Cathy).  Grandfather to Erin
Shepard, Jacob Shepard, and Callie Kaplan.  Son of the late Max and Zelda
(Nathanson) Kaplan.  His family was his life.
Barry was one of the founding members of the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
and volunteered for 40 years, Steward for BMW racing, and a lifetime member
of Sports Car Club of America.  He was employed at ALCOSAN for 37 years. 
He will be deeply missed by all.
 In lieu of flowers please make donation to Pittsburgh Vintage Grand
A Celebration of Life visitation with the family will be held on Monday, August
1, 2022, from 1pm to 5 pm at the Findlay C. Wylie Funeral Home, Inc. 11311
Frankstown Road, Penn Hills.