Peter Killmade Schruth, longtime resident of Old Greenwich, CT, passed away on July 15th, 2021. He was 69.
Born in San Francisco, California, Peter was the son of Peter Elliott & Anne Killmade Schruth. He graduated from Saint Mary's High School in Greenwich (where he was a star baseball pitcher) and College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Peter enjoyed a long and successful career in media where he was well known for helping others develop both personally and professionally. His final role was as the President of Affiliate Relations for CBS.
Peter greatly enjoyed golf, travel and reading a good thriller. A loquacious and enthusiastic storyteller, Peter always had anecdotes and jokes on hand. He imparted to his family the importance of time with loved ones and celebrating the small things. He will be remembered for a sharp wit and his loyal, generous, kind & competitive nature.
Peter is survived by his wife of 42 years, Susie Burke Schruth, his children Peter Elliott Schruth, Kate Burke Schruth and Anne Burke Schruth; daughter-in-law Aileen Schruth; sister Susan Elliott Schruth and brother Mark Elliott Schruth. Peter has two grandchildren, his namesake Peter Killmade Schruth II and Quinn Farrell Schruth.
A service will be held in the Fall of 2021.
In lieu of flowers now or then, please consider making a memorial donation to a charity of your choice
Published by Greenwich Time on Jul. 29, 2021.