Gainesville - Nancy Peterkin passed away on February 9, 2013.

After serving as a Captain in the Marine Corps, Nancy and her husband, Fredrick, moved to Gainesville in 1972. Nancy spent over twenty years as the media specialist at Archer Elementary. After retiring, she worked as a library aide at Glen Springs Elementary.

At Nancy's request no service will be held. Please honor her memory by encouraging a love of reading in children and donating a book to your local public school library.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Fredrick, and her two daughters, Rachel and Jessica. She will be greatly missed for her caring nature, her smile, and her sense of humor.

Published in Gainesville Sun from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14, 2013