Peter Schruth
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Peter Schruth
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.
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Sorry to hear of Peter´s passing. Far too young. I played little league baseball with Peter when we were both 12 for the Police team at Julian Curtis School. A lot of memories there. Good bless Peter and all of you.
William Farrell
August 17, 2021
Paul Laedlein
August 7, 2021
My older brother Dana passed away on August 23rd 2019. Mark Schruth and Dana and I were all friends at Menlo School in the 1970's.
Colin F. Southwood
Friend
August 7, 2021
Sincere condolences from a fellow Crusader, Class of 1973.
Doug Keegan
School
August 4, 2021
Susan and Family of Peter, Emmett and I offer our sincere condolences to you. We will keep you in prayer.
Dorrie Aldrich
August 1, 2021
I send my love and deepest condolences to Susie and all of Pete´s family and friends. A charming and happy light on earth has gone out, and in his stead a bright and shining star lights up the darkest night sky. Godspeed, dear friend, and rest in love.
Claire Ryan
Friend
July 31, 2021
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