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Scott Lawrence Peterson

Scott Lawrence Peterson
June 3, 1968 ~ July 27, 2013
Scott Lawrence Peterson, our dear husband, father, son, brother, and uncle, passed away July 27, 2013 at age 45 in Newberg, Oregon. The oldest child of Lawrence R. Peterson and Janet Fischer Peterson, he was born June 3, 1968 in Provo, Utah.
Growing up in Cottonwood Heights, he attended Brighton High School. Always an excellent student and a voracious reader, Scott earned a B.A. in history from BYU and an MBA from the University of Utah. He worked as an accountant in Utah and Oregon.
Scott was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served an honorable mission in the Japan Tokyo South Mission. Later, he served in Scouts, the elders' quorum, and Primary.
Scott and Anna Zook were married September 30, 1999 in the Salt Lake Temple by his great-uncle Dr. Robert D. Matheson. He was very proud of their children, Andrew, Emily, and Bella. Scott enjoyed playing basketball with his brothers, running, fishing, hiking, computers, and going to the beautiful Oregon coast with his family.
He is survived by his wife, children, parents, and sister, Stephanie Bywater (David), and his brothers, Thomas (Megan), Gregory (Audrey), Jeffrey (Vicky), and Brent, and by many Peterson and Zook family members who loved him very much.
Funeral services were held August 3 in Dayton, Oregon. Burial in McMinnville.


Published in Deseret News on Aug. 4, 2013
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