Steven C. Gatschet, 71, president of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Institute of Architects in the 1990s, died Wednesday, June 20, at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center of complications from pancreatic cancer.
Since 1996, Mr. Gatschet had been a design architect for the School District of Philadelphia, his wife, Abbie Kinzler, said. And for the last 30 years, she said, he had been an adjunct professor of architecture at Drexel University.
From 1965 to 1975, she said, he worked for several Philadelphia architectural firms, including that of Robert Venturi.
From 1975 to 1985, he worked with the Philadelphia firm GBQC.