By Chip Minemyer and Mike Mastovich
JOHNSTOWN — Dave Zeigler, a well-known hockey figure in Johnstown and a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins equipment staff, died Thursday evening.
Zeigler, owner of Ziggy’s Sports in downtown Johnstown, had been battling brain cancer for several months.
“Johnstown not only lost a great hockey guy, we lost a great guy,” John Bradley, Zeigler’s friend and business partner, said late Thursday. “He was special. It’s just a sad day.”
Zeigler leaves behind his wife, Donna, and two children.
Donna Zeigler said arrangements will be under the direction of Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Johnstown.
“He’s out of pain now,” she said. “And it was very peaceful.
“We were all there with him.”