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Capt. David Hill Peterson

Birthplace: Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
Death: January 01, 2018 (77)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederic R. Peterson and Anne Peterson
Husband of Private
Father of Private; Private and Private
Brother of George Arvid Peterson; William Frederic Peterson and Private

Occupation: Naval Aviator, Pan Am Pilot
Managed by: Private User
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About Capt. David Hill Peterson

David Hill Peterson, 77, of Windsor, Colorado died unexpectedly Monday January 1, 2018.

David leaves his wife of 54 years, Lynn (Poole) ; three children, Suzanne (Scott) Rose, Noel (John) Ries, and David (Laura) Peterson, Jr.; six grandchildren, Madelynn, Collin, Elizabeth, David, Tripp, Eliza and Bronwyn; four great grandchildren, Austin, Serenity, Cheyenne, and Brooklyn; and sister, Piper Peterson. Preceded in death by his parents Anne (Wells) and Frederick R. Peterson and brothers George and William Peterson.

David was born January 14, 1940 in Trenton, NJ.

David graduated from Taft School in Watertown, CT in 1957, from Princeton University in 1961, and was also member of the Charter Club. He played hockey while attending Princeton. Following college, rather than going on to Cornell for Law School, he joined the U.S. Naval Aviation program as he had never flown in an airplane. He was an air craft carrier pilot aboard carriers; Saratoga, Forrestal, and the Lexington. Following the Navy he flew for Pan American World Airways until 1989 at which time he joined Delta Airlines. Captain Peterson retired from Delta Airlines in 1995 due to the diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease. Dave was an excellent golfer, an all round sports enthusiast, and a brilliant man with an unmatched sense of humor.

A memorial service will be held Saturday January 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Albans Episcopal Church in Windsor, CO. In lieu of flowers David would be happy that a donation be made to St. Albans Episcopal Church. P.O. box 697 Windsor, CO 80550. On Condolences may be made at

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Capt. David Hill Peterson's Timeline

January 14, 1940
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
January 1, 2018
Age 77
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States