Gail Ruth St. Peter

Gail Ruth St.Peter

Gail Ruth St.Peter was born on May 14, 1946 in Seattle, Washington to Joseph B. and Carol (Denny) Wicklund. Gail died on Earth on Tuesday, June 18, with her husband of 37 years, Larry and her daughter, Jennifer, at her side.

After graduating from Ingraham High School in 1964, Gail studied drafting and became the first female draftsperson at Fluke Industries in the early 1970s. In 1983, she founded Maple Systems, an industrial electronics manufacturing company, which she successfully ran for 30 years.

She moved to Sequim in 2003 and became active in the arts community. She served as the Treasurer of Sequim Arts and helped found the North Olympic Watercolorists (NOW). She was a passionate watercolor painter who was especially fascinated with the process of capturing sunlight and shadow in a realistic way.

She is survived by her husband, Larry St.Peter, and her daughter,

Jennifer Schuy. She is also survived by her sister, Donna Walther; her brothers, Joseph Wicklund, Jr., and Gary Wicklund; her father, Joseph Wicklund; and her grandson, Alexander Schuy.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 3, at 1:00 p.m., If you would like to attend please send email to for location.

Published in The Seattle Times from July 23 to July 24, 2013