Frank Baldino Jr. was a celebrated pharmacologist, scientist and entrepreneur who was one of the cofounders of the pharmaceutical firm Cephalon, a company that was formed in 1987 and, at the time of his death at the end of 2010, had grown to annual sales of $2.8 billion and net income of $425 million.

On Dec. 16, 2010, the resident of West Chester, who left his duties at Cephalon starting in August 2010 as he sought medical treatment, died at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in University City Philadelphia at the age of 57 due to complications of leukemia. He was survived by his wife, as well as by a daughter and four sons.[4]

Read more in his Inquirer obituary here.