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Oil and Gas Magnate T. Boone Pickens Has Died

By Joanna England / September 11, 2019 / 1 Comment

Self-made oil and gas billionaire T. Boone Pickens has died, according to multiple reports. Pickens, who founded Mesa Petroleum and BP Capital, was 91 at the time of his death.  Pickens made a name for himself as a businessman and a philanthropist, and was often quoted that his purpose on earth was “to make money […]

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Respected Dallas Architect, Phillip Shepherd, Dies at 77

By Candy's Dirt / July 12, 2019 / 6 Comments
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Highly-respected Dallas architect Phillip W. Shepherd Sr. died Thursday, July 11, 2019, a longtime family friend confirmed to CandysDirt. He was 77. Reared in Graham, Shepherd graduated with a degree in architecture from Texas Tech University in the 1960s. He began his firm, PWS Architects, in 1963. When you look at the current landscape of […]

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Scholarship Fund at UTA College of Architecture Created for Tom Greico

By Candy Evans / January 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Memorial Services for Tom Greico are Wednesday, January 30th at 2:30 p.m. Restland Funeral Home, 13005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75243 Tom Greico Memorial Scholarship Established Tom Greico’s legacy to North Texas is felt not only in the aesthetics of the many Dallas homes he designed and built, with the signature modern style he created, […]

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Celebration of Life For Builder Tom Greico Planned Jan. 30

By Joanna England / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

We here at CandysDirt.com are still mourning the abrupt, shattering loss of renowned builder Tom Greico.  Tom, a Dallas Builders Association Honored Life Director, a CandysDirt.com preferred builder and founding partner of this website, an eclectic Dallas figure, and a brilliant home builder who pioneered modern vision in many Dallas neighborhoods when most of us were […]

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Tom Greico, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / January 14, 2019 / 10 Comments

  We regret to inform our community of the passing of Tom Greico, a Dallas Builders Association Honored Life Director, a CandysDirt preferred builder and founding partner of this website, an eclectic Dallas figure, and a brilliant home builder who pioneered modern vision in many Dallas neighborhoods when most of us were just learning what […]

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Caroline Rose Hunt, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Caroline Rose Hunt, oil heiress, daughter of legendary oil wildcatter H.L. Hunt, and the woman who pioneered Uptown in Dallas, has died at age 95. She was a Dallas-based philanthropist, hotelier, author, real estate investor, world traveler, gourmet, entrepreneur, mother of five, grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 23. Caroline Rose Hunt was also once the richest […]

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