I am a psychiatrist and had the opportunity to meet and speak with Dr. Gleason about mutual scientific interests, as well as the challenges he faced in his last years. I greatly appreciated his knowledge and experience, and I join with the many here in honoring this very fine man and psychiatrist and mourning his passing. My sincere condolences and sympathy to Dr. Gleason's family. I will always remember this good man and colleague.
missing you bad today bro. I still look for you all the time...
I heard the news today and am so sad. I am proud to say I worked with Dr. Gleason at St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, Md. He was brilliant, compassionate, caring, funny and always strived to do the best for his patients. He was such a large presence. He helped you reach deep inside to do more than you thought you could. He will be missed by so many.
I still am expecting him to come back to PES and give me a hard time... But Dr. Gleason's hard time always had humor and a lot of education. I learned so much from this man who was really a pleasure to work with. He was incredibly talented and there are many client's who also miss him. That says a lot about who he was and why we all still miss him.
I just found out about Peter's passing. I worked with him. I found him hilarious but serious. We often had conversations about life and our patients. He was able to may me smile,while he was been him. We had the same sarcastic ability. My condolences to his family. I will miss him.
Just learned of Pete's passing yesterday. So many thoughts and memories, all of them happy, some hilarious. I'll remember you that way Pete, grinning like a madman from under a tarp in the back of a pickup while zooming through the Arizona desert at dawn on our way back from Mazatlan. Seems like a dream...my deepest sympathies and heartfelt thoughts to all the Gleasons and Pete's friends everywhere.
There are moments in life when you wish you could bring someone down from Heaven... and spend the day with them just one more time, kiss them goodbye or hear their voice again. One more chance to say I Love You. I miss u Peter with all my heart...xoxoxox, Louise
When I heard this news my heart sank. I always dreamt of him possibly coming to work in Shasta County or at least that I would have the honor to work with him in some form again. I miss his humor, his kindness, and his passion for his clients. He taught me SO much...through our conversations and through his sharing of books and audio CDs with me. You were simply the best and will always be missed. I will share stories about you with my colleagues to honor your memory. I will be forever grateful to you for being my mentor and making me the nurse I am today.
He was the best. I couldnt help but find any reason i could to enter his office to talk to him. I respected the man so much. I always planned a visit to SV in hopes to run into him. He was my hero at SV. When i left work at sv, i decided not to say good bye. I was to embarrised to tell him how much he meant to me. Im sorry now i missed the chance. Im sorry for all the hurt you felt Dr Gleason. I wish the best for your family now.
Thank you Jim for keeping this open. We are so sad and every day feels like groundgog day. We miss him terribly.
We are very sad to hear of Peter's death. I worked with him for a number of years at Calvert Memorial Hospital. He was a wonderful mentor to me and so many others.
Simply The Best! You will Be Truly Missed!
My Heart Is Broken! God Bless In Heaven Big Guy!
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Gleason family. He was truly a magnificent psychiatrist and an exceptional teacher to a social work intern learning the ropes! He consistently treated the patients with respect and stayed true to himself in his work and in his practice. He treated what some people might view as an "intern" as a professional and expected that level of work from me. Thank you Dr. Gleason for being a wonderful teacher for me, and a great example.
~ A photo of Peter's shining presence ~
April 4, 1953 ~ February 7, 2011
I just heard tonight of Peter's death. I was shocked and saddened. I worked for many years with Peter on the Medical Staff at Calvert. He was a caring, hard working, and ethical physician. He helped me at a difficult time of my life, as he helped many people. My condolences to his family. May you continue to know that those who respected Peter support you in your time of grief. Peter, may you rest in peace.
On behalf of Peter's mother, siblings, and children, thank you all for your wonderful comments about my brother. He is missed beyond belief and our sorrow will continue to weigh us down for some time but your thoughts and messages of love and shared sorrow are comforting and appreciated.
It is so good to hear from those of you who I never forgot, I just never got to see...
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to the entire gleason family, i just today learned of your sad loss and my heart breaks for you all. i recently reconnected with peter on facebook and was enjoying seeing his photos.anita i wish i could hug you. my prayers are with you and the entire gleason family. deepest sympathy, penny tong jalosky
Recently, I reconnected with Anita Mayer, Dr Peter Gleason's beloved sister --and my treasured childhood friend. After decades of following our individual life paths, today I learned from Anita of (Dr) Peter Gleason's recent death. I ache with Anita and the entire Gleason family during this time of profound, untimely loss. I share their questions of: How, why, and what if? Yet I can only hold a silent place in my heart that grieves with them. Anita and I wept, laughed, shared indelible memories of our youth, and I learned of Peter's uncanny knowledge that, even in his youth, Peter knew that one day he would become a physician. Tonight, I wonder how many people has he helped heal during his thirty plus years as a psychiatrist? I sense that along with Peter's children, sibs, mother, friends, colleagues and patients, we are truly connected by Peter’s gifts to this world. We are also connected through our shared love and grief. Death breaks open our hearts and souls to our own mortality --and our healing.
Peter, tonight I hold you, your family, friends, colleagues and patients close to heart. What a lasting gift you are to this world!
I am saddened to hear the news of Dr. Gleasons passing. I had the pleasure of working with him at St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown. He was so funny, always telling me jokes. He will be missed
Words cannot express the respect I had for Dr.Gleason. What a wonderful doctor. He challenged my knowledge which enabled me to learn and for that, I am truly thankful. Humboldt County was blessed to have had you. Rest in Peace Doc
Words cannot express the respect I had for DR.Gleason,what a wonderful doctor.He constantly challenged my knowledge which enabled me to learn and for this I am truly thankful.Humboldt County was blessed to have had you. May you rest in peace Doc.
I worked with Dr. Gleason and he was a terrific guy. I just learned of his passing . Great loss to all. I will miss you Pete. Rest in peace. Bruce
My sincere condolensces to Peter's family. I was a classmate of Peter's at Amherst Central High School, and had just recently got back in contact with him on Facebook. I was so looking forward to seeing him at our 40th Reunion this year, and am so sad to hear of his untimely death.
Watching him work was a study in patient, kind and excellence in psychiatry. I am grieved that he is gone.
"I just returned from days off to learn of Dr. Gleason's death. My thoughts are and will be for his dear family. Dr. Gleason was a wonderful M.D. and I enjoyed working with him; his terrific sense of humor, care and interactions with patients was unparalled, he will be sorely missed".
Wendy Tutor, Humboldt Co. Mental Health
I just found out about the passing of Dr Gleason. My deepest condolences to his family. I worked for him for a short period of time but he left a lasting impression on me. He was a wonderful man. He will always be remembered. Rest in peace Dr. G
To the Gleason family, I had the great pleasure of working with Dr. Gleason and greatly admired his mind, his ethics, and his personality. I thought he was an exceptionaly good psychiatrist. He gave his all to superior patient care and he was loved by his staff. To this day we still say, " You know how Gleason would want this done." He even brought in a box of Starbucks coffee every morning and teased us by saying, "Do you think I brought this for you or for me?" and then would tell us it was actually for him "to have an alert staff" (but the donuts revealed he was really bringing us presents). Although he didnt talk about his personal life, now and then he would tell us something about his children and it was obvious he loved them deeply. Our staff miss him and are very upset at his loss. Our thoughts are with you. Genevieve Carlson Social Work, Sempervirens Psychiatridfc Hospital, Eureka, CA
I am a psychiatrist and worked with Peter. I remember his thoughtful, caring relationship with everyone. He is missed.
I only knew Dr. Gleason through my work with him here at PES/SEMPERVIRENS. He made work fun and interesting.
He seemed to enjoyed torturing me with Google searches, I
truley believed it was his way to keep me out of his hair and so I would be quiet whle he was working on our unit. He laughed one mornig when I greeted him with a printed sign "Good Morning Dr. Gleason".
I am going to miss you every day and I still owe you $8.00.
Ciao Dr. Gleason.
I am a psychiatrist and worked with Peter Gleason, and am very sad to find out he is deceased, I greatly enjoyed working with him, his sence of humor, and am shocked to hear he passed away.
To the Gleason family. We just heard today about Peter's death. Peter was an important part of our life. We had lots of good times together. We are very sad. Our thoughts are with you. Brian & Graciela Hepburn
To the Gleason family, especially Anita, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Last time I saw Peter there was lots of laughter and that is how he will be remembered by his friends. May your pain soon be replaced by good memories.
Ellen Sullivan-Garcia - Buffalo, New York
Remembering Peter and the Gleason family in my thoughts and prayers.
Peter always went out of his way to make other people feel special and put a smile on thier face by giving them compliments - it was his small way of making the world a better place and didnt cost a penny. My condolences to his family - he will be missed.
My deepest sympathy to all of Peter's family, I do hope he is at peace.