Peter (Vif) peacefully passed away in the Zuerich University Hospital in Switzerland on June 28, 2012, with his wife, Miriam, by his side. He fought courageously for his life until his demise.
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Peter was born and educated in Switzerland and in 1964 he graduated from the Swiss Federal lnstitute of Science and Technology in Zuerich with a Masters Degree in Architecture and Engineering.
He immigrated to the United States in 1968 and worked first in Micronesia before settling in Honolulu, HI. During this time he met his New Zealand wife, Miriam.
Peter is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Miriam; half-sister, Verena of Switzerland; half-brother, Martin of Canada; brother-in-law, Colin and his wife, Helen; nephews, Gregory, Russell and Murray; nieces, Shona and Lisa of New Zealand; and godsons, Frederick of Brazil and Reto of Switzerland. He will be sadly missed and remembered by his extended family.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2012, at 4pm at the La Jolla Country Club, 7301 High Ave., La Jolla.
ln lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made in honor of the life of Peter Krippl to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301, which he actively supported for many years during his lifetime in the U.S.
Published in La Jolla Light on July 19, 2012