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George O. Peeke, M.D.


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George O. Peeke, M.D. Obituary
Dr. George O. Peeke M.D., longtime resident of Palos Verdes, passed away in Torrance on April 26, 2010. He was 93. He was born in Astoria, Oregon on October 26, 1916. He graduated from Oregon State University and received his medical degree from the University of Oregon. He practiced obstetrics and gynecology in Torrance for over 30 years and briefly served as Chief of Staff at Torrance Memorial Hospital in the early 60's. He was beloved by his patients and highly respected by his medical colleagues. He delivered thousands of local babies during his long medical career. He helped "deliver" joy and happiness to countless families and was a dedicated physician. He was an innovator in the 1960's, pioneering the idea of allowing the "Dad" to be present during delivery. He was loved and cherished by his sister, Geraldine Chisholm and brother, Harvey Peeke, both of Oregon. He is survived by his sons, Gerald Peeke of Palos Verdes, Gordon Peeke of Torrance, several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Published in Daily Breeze on May 15, 2010
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