PETER RALSTON
RALSTON--Peter Alan, 84, passed away peacefully on October 17, cradled by the love and care of his family. He was truly adored for a lifetime by Susan Ralston (nee Dworetz), his wife of 60 years, by his beloved children Robert Rollins and Laura Marlin, and by his cherished grandchildren Alex and Lucy Rollins and Julia and Eddie Marlin. He was "the fairest of men." He loved art, theater, ballet, the great outdoors, learning about everything, good conversation, connecting with children and, indeed, with people of all ages. He cared deeply; he was humble and kind and never pretentious. Everyone who encountered him was warmed and delighted by his boundless curiosity, impeccable integrity, and playful sense of humor. Now remembered with great affection by a host of relatives and friends, he would be moved to know that contributions to the Central Park Conservancy were made in his honor.

Published by New York Times on Oct. 20, 2020.
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I met Peter at his last moments as his Caregiver, and being called Peter we connected. He had a truly genuine and noble spirit.
Susan, May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Peter Ngong
Friend
December 9, 2020
Susan, meant to write earlier. My deepest condolences to you and your family.Larry Levy
Larry Levy
October 30, 2020
Susan, I am thinking of you. Reading his obituary makes me believe he was someone I wish I had known.
Mary-Jo Amatruda
Friend
October 26, 2020
Dear Susan, I am terribly saddened to hear of the passing of your beloved husband of 60 years. My deepest condolences to you and your family. May his memory be a blessing and may and your children be comforted knowing that he was such a special person
Rachel Kalnicki
Friend
October 26, 2020
Peter THE GREAT from Merrel Marlin, mother of John, grandmother of Julia and Eddie Marlin and mother-in-law of Laura Marlin.
merrel
Family
October 25, 2020
I was blessed to have Peter in my life.
Joel
Friend
October 21, 2020
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THANK YOU MR. RALSTON FOR SHOWING ME
A MAN COULD BAKE AN APPLE PIE.

Love,
Margie (Rauch Goulding)
Margie Rauch Goulding
Friend
October 21, 2020
A truly lovely man with the best smile and playful sense of humor
Our thoughts are with Susan ,Robert and Laura and families
Sherry and Herb Rosenstock
Sherry Rosenstock
Friend
October 21, 2020
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