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Suzanne Carver Peterson

Suzanne Carver Peterson, age 89, died peacefully in her sleep Monday, July 8th.

Preceded in death by her brother Roger Anderson and her son John Peterson, Suzanne is survived by her husband John Manfred Peterson; brother Stuart (Helen) Anderson; son Martin (Debbie) Peterson; son Dean (Cindy) Peterson; Grandchildren Greta, Carly, Laura, Carver, Kelly and Carolyn; and four great-grandchildren.

Born in Seattle January 18, 1924 to Dr. Roger and Susan Anderson. Suzanne attended St. Nicholas School in Seattle, Wellesley College, and the University of Washington graduating in 1946. She was a Gamma Phi Beta.

Suzanne enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Seattle Garden Club, Lake Washington Garden Club, the Arboretum Foundation, and head of fund raising for the Graham Center at Washington Park Arboretum.

Also a member of the Seattle Yacht Club, Sunset Club, and Ancient Skiers; an avid sailor, skier, and a three time hole-in-one golfer (two in the same round); John and Sue traveled by motorhome for 27 years visiting 49 states.

Suzanne was an active member of the Mercer Island Emmanuel Episcopal Church since 1954.

Memorial will be held August 2nd at 10am at Emmanuel Episcopal Church on Mercer Island, 4400 86th Ave, Mercer Island WA 98040.

Remembrances can be sent to Arboretum Foundation or Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
Published in The Seattle Times from July 11 to July 31, 2013
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